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I Have Trust Issues and Personal Insecurities

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 132 People

    Are My Insecurities Inappropriate?

    I have MAJOR trust issues (and for good reason). I know everyone has insecurities...mine affect my life drastically. I see myself as a good person and many have taken advantage of that. So in my current relationships, im extremely cautious. I would love to open my heart up more...
    jgraleigh jgraleigh 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 10, 2009

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    Trust And Damage

    I have a really hard time trusting people, especially in romantic relationships. I've been together with my bf for over two years now and though I care for him dearly, I feel that I will never trust him completely. I know it's not him, I know the problem is me. Its my own...
    Rougejigga Rougejigga 22-25, F May 29, 2010

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    I Feel So Stuck.

    This is a first for me - I've never posted anything, anywhere. I grew up in a dysfunctional environment that instilled the belief, amongst many others, that 'you can't trust anyone' and although my logical brain tells me this is not healthy or true my experiences have...
    SpecialEdition SpecialEdition 41-45, F 3 Responses Sep 5, 2010

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    With Good Reason Too!

    As many others within this category, my personal life-experiences and the experiences of people I know on a personal basis has taught me to be careful and none too trusting when it comes to people in general, and especially men. My own insecurities add to my distrust of people...
    AngryBlackChic20 AngryBlackChic20 18-21, F Jul 21, 2012

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    Personal Insecurities

    Trust issues,Personal insecurities,What next?The way things are goin',I'll trust no one!
    startinover1 startinover1 46-50 Aug 14, 2012

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    I Cant Get Over It

    so, this is my story . ive never had a trusting relationship, with a guy or with a friend . i used to be normal, but ive been done wrong so many times in my life with cheating and possesive boyfriends and caniving and deceitful friends . ive never had a boyfriend who hasnt...
    babyydawl babyydawl 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 27, 2010

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    *some Things Never Change*

    When you're young and people make promises you always count on them to keep them.  What we don't know when we're young is that most people make promises just to keep us interested and calm.  My dad always made promises to me that he, of course, couldn't keep because he...
    thatonegirl18 thatonegirl18 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 6, 2010

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    How....

    How do you ever overcome all the bad that's been done to you when you finally meet someone worth trusting?? My first husband cheated, my last boyfriend cheated AND abused me physically, mentally and emotionally. I am finally with a very good man who has not lied to me or given...
    tinkerbell75 tinkerbell75 31-35, F Nov 6, 2010

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    Dumb As They Come

    So obviously I need some help, wish there was a support group that I could go to.....I am currently with a woman that I love more than life itself.  Literally I risked my life to stop a man with a gun for her.  Took two hits to the head, pistol...
    rayca1019 rayca1019 22-25, M Oct 14, 2009

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    That Terrible "r" Word

    A couple years ago I was raped by a friend of a friend. I dont want to recall the details of the event, but Im pretty sure whoever is reading this understands. Yes, the rape angers me to this day, but what infuriates me even more is that I didnt have the strength to fight back...
    EyesOfSeraphim EyesOfSeraphim 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 14, 2011

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    A Young Girl ... Lost, Broken And Alone

    I find it soo hard to talk to new people because i feel like they are going to judge me right away or that they can see right through my long sleeves hiding scars and fresh cuts along with fear and depression. I am bulimic and trying to recover, I Hat ho i am and have been...
    TheWaySheFeels3 TheWaySheFeels3 18-21, F Sep 4, 2012

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    I'm beginning to have trust issues today I know I shouldn't but it's getting worse Ever since my girlfriend left this site I don't know who to trust 😞 I feel so alone. No one...
    JonnyBurrows10 JonnyBurrows10 18-21, M 6 Responses Oct 24

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    Raisin cookies that looks like chocolate chip cookies are the main reason I have trust issues.
    hippiee hippiee 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 29

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    I've been played so many times in the past that I now have trust issues. I would love to not get played for once in my life.
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 6 Responses Nov 1

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    Wonder if anyone can help. Ive been in a relationship with a Romanian man for just over 7 months now. I myself am british and although at first there were language barriers its...
    beckalem beckalem 36-40, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    My trust go back to childhood. I haven't always been one to trust people. I had a lot of friends growing up that back stabbed me. Growing up I would say I was a little depressed...
    feelinglost84 feelinglost84 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I once in a while find someone I feel trust with. Someone I begin to open up to. I never open up completely, but I start. Then when I am away from them I begin to question why...
    cocanola cocanola 41-45, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I do. Serious trust issues. It's just like, you hurt me how can I expect the next person not to do the same too? But then again it kind of weaves into my "humanity is scum...
    ThereIsNoName ThereIsNoName 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 14

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    I feel like screaming somebody save me. Anybody? Save me! Please save me from myself. Or am I actually the one that needs saving? Am I really in the wrong here or does the blame...
    SimplicityJai SimplicityJai 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 13

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    i have truth issues. it's really hard for me to trust people, because i've been hurt so many times. but i know that i'm not alone. i wouldn't wish heart break on my worst enemy. it...
    courtneythepizzaqueen courtneythepizzaqueen 13-15, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I think I have trusted people too much and I was let down badly by them.I don't know why I still trust people.Trusting less may mean getting hurt less.
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 12 Responses Oct 29

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    But posting cures most. A member has profiles. That member seems decent. Me looks for common facets. And posts. Regardless of pals or not. Trust is altered by...
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M 6 days ago

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    Why I'm afraid. I'm afraid of being vulnerable. I used to think i had no control beyond my own skin. That all I could control.. I inflicted on myself. The pain I caused. Before...
    BelleRaven BelleRaven 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 1

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    Flashback to elementary school One of my BEST friends (let's call her Alyssa) got suspended with me and she changed schools and became best friends with another girl(let's call...
    walkinwonder walkinwonder 16-17, F Nov 12

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    The power of trust: In these days of scams and unashamed graft, what comes to mind are Shakespeare's words, 'Love all, trust (only) a few'. Quite often we see the innocent and...
    rajblr1970 rajblr1970 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 28

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    The bad thing about just trusting one person and opening up a lot to just them is that once there gone your screwed.it's hard for me to really trust anyone so im very cautious with...
    seeminglypossible seeminglypossible 22-25, F 5 Responses Nov 9

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    it's funny how we always say I trust him/her it's just their friends I don't trust around them.. truth be told if we trusted them 100% they could be around the hottest person on...
    J41LBIRD93 J41LBIRD93 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 15

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    It is funny In this type of world where you know what kind of people exist. The moment you go to a house and ask them a simple question, how they stare suspiciously at you and ask...
    aproudwoman aproudwoman 46-50, F 3 Responses Oct 27

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    Trust... When someone you trust hurts you they have no idea how you feel. How bad the hurt is by what they have done and how ultimately betrayed you feel. And let me tell you...
    Jenezebel Jenezebel 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 31

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    Trust. Something I've never quite got the hang of. I try to trust people but it's such a struggle. It's really odd how my friends think they know me so well, but really they don...
    CallMeChelsea CallMeChelsea 16-17, F 5 Responses Nov 2

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    What is trust? It's the question I constantly ask myself. What is trust. How do you gain it. Why the **** does everyone tell me one thing and leave me alone the next day. What...
    piercethetaco000 piercethetaco000 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 4

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    I've never trusted anyone in my entire life. not even the people I love the most in my life. I mean you have to have basic trust in people to do simple things but trusting...
    pikapup17 pikapup17 18-21 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I joined this website about four years ago absolutely angry with men, with real serious issues that have pushed me towards favouring girls. I don't feel the same now, I sometimes...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 20 Responses Oct 31

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    How can I trust you when everything you say is laced with lies? I'm tired of hoping that people will change, because they just stay the same Apologies mean nothing if you do the...
    YellowTulips YellowTulips 16-17, F 4 Responses Nov 5

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    Trust is important, but some people make it hard .. if you talk to other girl and laugh with her then you say that she's not your girlfriend then she's what ??!!! :( I try to...
    Haneen269 Haneen269 18-21, F Nov 7

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    I had my fair share of being betrayed in person and online. Once a trust has been damage and broken, it is most impossible to regain and build it again. This is probably the...
    dakilangdreamer dakilangdreamer 18-21, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have been hurt and lied to by the people I trust the most in relationships and out to people have felt the need to never be honest with me,and it has gotten bad to the point I...
    goddessxx goddessxx 18-21, F Nov 1

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    I was in a relationship with my highschool sweetheart for 5 years, and in that period of time, I realized that I did not know how to be a girlfriend and I did not know how to be in...
    thisgirl92 thisgirl92 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 8

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    I have trouble trusting people all my life I have let people use me and treat me like **** and makes me feel unwanted and just makes me think bad things about myself I have a bad...
    Loverforsweets Loverforsweets 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 9

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    thanks to the people i love the most....it's always the ones you love that mess up such a delicate thing as trust
    lovabledoll lovabledoll 26-30, F 7 Responses Oct 27

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    Trusting people is toooooo risky!!!
    KA1977 KA1977 36-40, M 3 Responses Oct 28

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    i mostly dont trust you all that much im always thinking that you may try and hurt me i close myself off a lot but if you break down the walls iv set up ill let you in slowly
    sinkorswim666 sinkorswim666 13-15, M Oct 29

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    There is only one person I trust in this world, and that is myself.
    CassieJay CassieJay 18-21, F Nov 1

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    Stop asking me to trust you when I am still coughing up water from the last time you let me drown.
    JustSomeTeenagerr JustSomeTeenagerr 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 3

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    It's so hard for me to trust anyone... I don't want to be left alone again...
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M 4 Responses Nov 4

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    i trust NOBODY!...Everyone is suspect to me...
    lovabledoll lovabledoll 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 4

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