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I Have Trust Issues and Personal Insecurities

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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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    I've had personal insecurity issues pretty much

    for as long as I can remember. Then for the past 8 years I've been dealing with trust issues after the woman I was with ended up cheating on me with 2 different dudes. Definitely trying to get myself back on track but it's been hard.
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 31-35, M Apr 10, 2015

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    User1039 User1039 13-15, F Jan 20

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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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    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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    *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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    It may be true that you cannot learn to trust

    and relinquish control that you simply have to have faith and push yourself to take risk and learn from observing your own behavior that in most well calculated risk taking exercises it will be OK. However I never felt safe growing up and I think that is why it is challenging...
    4myinnerchild 4myinnerchild 56-60, M 1 Response Jun 20, 2015

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    If I fell in love with you Would you promise to

    be true And help me understand Because I've been in love before And I found that love was more Than just holding hands If I give my heart to you I must be sure From the very start that you Will love me more than (him) If I trust in you Oh please Don't run and hide If I love...
    Qtrelle Qtrelle 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 10, 2015

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    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 4 Responses Jun 10, 2009

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Too many. Way too many. People, a lot of those I've come across, lie, make false promises, make you believe in them and then show you the the other side of the picture, the reality...
    FallingApart33 FallingApart33 22-25, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I wouldn't exactly say I had anger issues, because I am that quiet one, but I feel like when people treat me like sh*t, I'll just let it go for that moment and go on with my day. I...
    MrBugsyMalone MrBugsyMalone 13-15, M 1 day ago

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    My Mom left my dad and I when I was 18 mo.old, my Grandmother tried to get me adopted at about 4 years old. My stepmother abused me physically,emotionally,sexually and any other...
    whiplash22 whiplash22 61-65, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Today I have totally given up on hoping to ever trust anyone. I cannot even trust my own mother. That bond broke today just a little bit more and I don't know if I have much more...
    js246 js246 22-25, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    My ex has turned me into a very untrusting person. I always believed him... Stood up for him... He had for years been doing things that left me trusting nothing about him...
    WastedShadedDaylight WastedShadedDaylight 31-35, F 15 Responses 4 days ago

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    At least I think I do. Whenever I drink or get high I find myself thinking about it often once I'm sober and feeling like I'd do anything to do it again. I also get way too...
    aquadoll aquadoll 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm super ******* lonely and all I want is a boyfriend, but every guy who shows an interest in me I just brush them off. As soon as I find out that they like me it makes me super...
    rainbro rainbro 18-21, F 7 Responses 5 days ago

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    I've been with him on and off for about a year and a half. We've got back together and have been with one another for about 6 months now. Things have taken a bit of a turn...
    HaightStreet HaightStreet 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I really dont trust and it ruins my relationships with people. . . its toxic to my life and i wish i could change it. . . . but people keep abusing my trust. . this has happened...
    212panda 212panda 36-40, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I don't know what to say about this. All I know is that I swear far too much and get into too many arguments. I have done things in the past that I'm not proud of. I've shouted at...
    skeletoncliquetop skeletoncliquetop 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    this boy named nick, he's like super into me and I told him I can't be near him only because I'm scared... I'm scared to get close to someone like him...I've been threw some...
    SinfulSkin SinfulSkin 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    A few days ago, I felt some twitching in my face. I've dealt with twitching for a while now, so I wasn't too surprised by it. But this time it lasted for about an hour. My twitches...
    hiddenkitty hiddenkitty 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    There is no one that I can tell everything to. I tell a few people a lot, and a lot of people a little. However, I tell no one everything.
    DreamRiver DreamRiver 70+, F 8 Responses Feb 4

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    Neglected, lonely child. Married a women with borderline personality disorder. Divorced her. Lots more betrayals as an adult. Some personal tragedies all linked to attachment...
    Onewithone Onewithone 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 2

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    And if you can't accept that then please warn me before commencing communication... I have willingly given the fruits of my soul too often, in the hope for what? An imaginary...
    Listening80 Listening80 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 2

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    I don't have trust issues. People have lying issues. I'm so over having to label myself this way as if I've never trusted anyone before. Every time I put my trust in someone they...
    BeverlyPills BeverlyPills 18-21, F 6 Responses Feb 1

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    I hate when girls say "don't worry, he's just a friend." Uhh I remember not to long ago when I was your "friend" and wanted to get with you the entire time!
    navywill navywill 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 1

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    I find it difficult to be close to anybody.. To make or keep friends, "loving" my family, sometimes I even feel my intimacy issues with my dog, who I am trying to form emotions for...
    LilVixen17 LilVixen17 16-17, F 5 Responses Feb 1

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    I'm always waiting for the other person to turn their back on me, betray me or just leave me. I don't believe anyone will ever (want to) stay. Yes, I know I'm insecure. Yes, it's...
    js246 js246 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 31

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    but not in relationships. usually just with simple things like small favors and what not. I'm so motivated to get things done, I'd rather do them myself then attempt to trust...
    justtttt justtttt 18-21, F Jan 31

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    The world ive seen is full of lies. Ever since i was a little girl, i knew that my father was telling so many lies. I think it really made me the person i am today, someone who can...
    reddddddddd reddddddddd 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 31

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    I have never been in a relationship because of the simple fact that I don't trust anyone, with anything. In fact, I am still a virgin because I don't trust anyone enough to put a...
    anonyme23 anonyme23 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 31

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    My mom always likes to borrow my Facebook to look up people she knows but I don't like it and she always says she does not like Facebook but I want her to get one so she doesn't...
    megos21 megos21 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 30

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    I am the ultimate loner, have tried unsuccessfully to fit in to different groups my whole life. Recently I tried to make friends with a group of people who are considered the...
    sguy1823 sguy1823 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 28

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    Me and my dad use to be really close, but he has changed the older he has gotten. He's having affairs, gambling all the time and is very antisocial. When my mom finally decided to...
    kewlchicc kewlchicc 36-40, F Jan 28

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    I have been abused before. It wasn't nice, he moved away before the police could get him. My mother knew.
    Ducostrinity Ducostrinity 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 28

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    I have always had trust issues, I always assume others are going to screw me over and honestly when I ask myself why I feel that way I become instantly tired, I realized it's my...
    John2526 John2526 36-40, M 1 Response