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I Have Trust Issues and Personal Insecurities

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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    *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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    Related Experiences

    I have trust issues. I haven't ways had them, in my younger years I trusted without fear of pain or betrayals but I can't function like that anymore. When I was 19 I started...
    misspaperwait misspaperwait 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    In your life you meet people who bring much joy to your life and also people who bring much misery to it. I am very unfortunate because I've had more people who bring me misery in...
    morgan18365 morgan18365 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Past guys have made me have trust issues. It sucks because now I will have a hard time trusting the next guy that comes into my life.
    lss0807 lss0807 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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    I have huge issues. My mind is corrupted. But my trust issues are really bad... Although I feel I really need to tell y boyfriend some things when the time is right. One of those...
    ShadowedLover ShadowedLover 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 12

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    I really hate that my uncle came over today, and I feel worse instead of better. I hate that I can't trust someone who's always been kind to me, and never broken his promise. I...
    luna1912 luna1912 18-21, F Jul 1

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    I want to trust people. I really do! I've been backstabbed by my closest and bestest friends during high school. I stood up for them, I would have fought for them( was about to too...
    ReachingSoul ReachingSoul 22-25, F Jul 12

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    I have never been in a long term relationship because i dont trust men. Its to the point i will ignore and reject every man that shows interest. Id like to date but i just cant be...
    tb2985 tb2985 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 27

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    Having Trust Issues Is The Part Of Being In A Relationship For Me I Been Through Alot Of Heart Breaks But still I Mage to love someone but still not trust em
    YvetteBaby21 YvetteBaby21 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    I was completely betrayed by my best friend almost 15 years ago. She is responsible for my trust issues, because of her I have mates and not friends. I'm happy to listen to and...
    Littlemissshy7 Littlemissshy7 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 1

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    I have major trust issues. And I am pretty much always oblivious to signs. For example, if you tell me you like me or compliment me while holding a big *** neon sign above and Mila...
    scarredbutrelentless scarredbutrelentless 18-21, M 4 Responses Jul 3

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    New personal rule... Never tell anyone anything personal in person. They will hold it against you every chance they get. Or at least that's the common trend within my group of...
    imlostinthis imlostinthis 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 6

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    I don't trust people at all, and the few people who have earned my trust know better than to break it. I have been backstabbed more times than I thought possible to withstand. Out...
    BloodMoonWolfbane BloodMoonWolfbane 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Every time I trust I end up betrayed. My last act of trust was when I trusted my ex concerning our two young children. He wanted to see them,be a part of their lives,and act like...
    BabylessMommy BabylessMommy 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    Sometimes I literally think my soul is exhausted from the experience of trusting people. Meaning when you first meet someone everything is new rather it's a friendship or a...
    Forbiddenkisses Forbiddenkisses 22-25, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    Honestly, It's hard to trust others. Everytime when I do, I realize that the person just wanted something I had and they take it or use me and walk away. Walk away like it was easy...
    strawberry38 strawberry38 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    Since I was young trust was hard to come by. I was 9 when my mother left us she just up and left me and my 5 brothers and then it's been a downward spiral I have no faith in anyone...
    xchelseydawnx xchelseydawnx 22-25, F 4 Responses Jun 24

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    Do not mistake the fact that I tell you something for me trusting you. There are two people in this world who I trust and they had to ******* work for that
    ashdavenport ashdavenport 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    I am comfortable here on EP and texting, I just don't want to get any closer. The last guy I met here couldn't understand that, I should have never given him my phone number just...
    jamieis jamieis 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Stop asking for forgiveness and telling me to trust you when I'm still coughing up water from the last time you let go and let me drown.
    ambermills ambermills 13-15, F 6 Responses Jun 24

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    I try to tell myself "not everyone is the same". I think maybe some people are worth trusting. But I can't. Not after my once-thought best friend of seven years molested me when I...
    brainplague brainplague 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 25

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    I've been let down by so many people that I've trusted and I take it out on people that don't deserve it. My current bf and I haven't been together very long, but we've worked...
    vlrjspn vlrjspn 22-25, F Jul 2

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    I've spent the last 10 years of my life in back to back long term relationships. The first one, we just weren't right for each other. The second, I lived with all my heart. In...
    dolceharajuku dolceharajuku 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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    If you didn't do anything to make me not trust you then there shouldn't be a problem
    dre07 dre07 18-21, M Jul 3

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    Once you get hurt enough it's hard to trust anyone
    bluegirlie98 bluegirlie98 13-15, F 6 Responses Jul 4

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    trust nobody! experiencing something that hurts you, must always teach you a lesson in life,also be mindful and wise enough to learn from other peoples mistakes. its pointless to...
    Elizabeth1411 Elizabeth1411 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    I don't like to trust people to quickly I have been used to many times. I like getting to know people quicker.
    samdavis3 samdavis3 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 6

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    I find it extremely difficult to trust people because of past experiences. I keep myself very guarded and I struggle to let anyone in.
    curiousgirl1214 curiousgirl1214 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    I don't trust people, it doesn't really need any explanation.
    HannibalQ HannibalQ 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    Never tell your problems to anyone. 20% don't care and the other 80% are glad you have them.
    tepidly tepidly 22-25, F 10 Responses Jun 25

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    I wouldn't call it an issue. It just is what it is. I have a hard time letting people in, I always assume they have a ulterior motive.
    Teeze22 Teeze22 18-21, F 6 Responses Jun 25

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    My (ex) fiancée would hang out and talk to his ex's all the time when he knows how jealous and upset I'd get. He would also talk "smack" on me to his ex's when we would have a...
    sevenoclock10 sevenoclock10 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    I can't have a normal relationship with a guy because of the crappy male figures I've had in my life I don't exactly have much respect for the male population.
    kat990 kat990 13-15 2 Responses Jun 28

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    I'm just a naturally quiet person. I don't have a lot of friends because in the past I have been hurt by people. A lot of times I have been brave enough to be open and keep it real...
    genuine94 genuine94 18-21, F Jul 2

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    I don't know if i like this topi for this story but yea, whatevers,. Why do people pretend to like you or be into you , only to get what they really wanted from you int he first...
    cbeneath cbeneath 22-25, F Jul 12

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    My boyfriends ex girlfriend is his best friend ... They talk every day ... They text hourly ..: they have pet names for each other. And now she wants to have a child through...
    Jezzebel143 Jezzebel143 26-30, F 6 Responses Jul 12

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    I have such a hard time believing guys actually want something serious with me. I always think that everything they're doing such as sweet talking & spoiling me is to only get in...
    rangek rangek 18-21, F 39 Responses 4 days ago

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    I've helped too many azzholes out that I feel like the world is just full of azzholes. Well except for women and children. LOL
    dirtydarkness dirtydarkness 26-30, F 9 Responses Jun 24

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