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I Have Trust Issues and Personal Insecurities

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 202 People

    *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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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 26-30, M Apr 10

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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...
    Alyyeska Alyyeska 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    Related Experiences

    It's really weird because although I have trust issues I open up to people wayyy too often and then regret it later asking myself "did I say too much?". I got screwed over by...
    MsScaredOfLonely MsScaredOfLonely 26-30, F Apr 12

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    I have trust issues and it gets in the way a lor
    lostbrokeheart lostbrokeheart 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 6

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    the way people have treated me is why I have trust issues and keep my close circle small, some people think they're in it but they really aren't..
    iamblackvelvet iamblackvelvet 22-25, F Apr 10

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    is it any wonder I have trust Issues? You close yourself off from people because you've been betrayed enough times that you throw up walls to protect yourself. Then somebody...
    RestlessWarrior1 RestlessWarrior1 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 13

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    is it any wonder I have trust Issues? You close yourself off from people because you've been betrayed enough times that you throw up walls to protect yourself. Then somebody...
    RestlessWarrior1 RestlessWarrior1 46-50, M 2 Responses Apr 13

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    I had a role model to whom I have trusted blindly to have our best interest at heart, only to have seen the ugly truth of who they truly are unfold chapter after the another. At...
    RestlessFlame RestlessFlame 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    For someone who has such huge commitment issues that stem from trust issues, I'm surprised I've managed to stay in a relationship for this long.
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    Anyone ever hurt by someone before them has trust issues, how deep they lie and how and if they control your life is the battle people fight every day. Who really wins the battle...
    Yeahbaybey Yeahbaybey 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I think my trust issues starts with me not believing in myself. When people start showing interest I get very paranoid and avoid them
    strawberrycreamcake strawberrycreamcake 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 10

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    My trust issues started when I started dating and realised people can screw you over
    jorgoth jorgoth 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 10

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    my current boyfriend is unfortunately dealing with all my insecurities I have that have built up because of past boyfriends who was no good. I start fights and question him when...
    thewildrabbit thewildrabbit 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 16

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    So I had a cousin who is literally almost like a sister. Our fathers are brothers and our moms are sisters. They had a double wedding. Since we were younger we would talk 24/7. We...
    VGASR VGASR 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    Is anyone really surprised? With as many times as I've been lied to and used should I even trust anyone? Maybe I'm just bitter and getting cynical the older I get but I feel as if...
    XxDazzle XxDazzle 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    My issues with trust stem from my experiences with adult figures. Whenever i felt like i was safe or loved or thought of as an equal or even thinking maybe they meant it when they...
    thatonekid07 thatonekid07 16-17, M 2 Responses Mar 31

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    I love him so much, more than my heart can take. I've never had such feelings for anyone else before and I know he feels the same about me. However, a few months ago, he gave me...
    Linasey Linasey 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I find it hard to trust people because every time I think I can trust someone they betray that trust and screw me over?
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 4

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    how can i learn to trust people? i can't trust anyone with anything even the simplest things just stress me out... I don't trust my boyfriend with anyone. even if he wanted to go...
    whiskey1993 whiskey1993 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 18

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    BUT.. I trust my boyfriend :D it feels AMAZING to trust him. He's the first guy I've ever actually trusted. He's my best friend and I love him so ******* much :) I'm so grateful...
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 18

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    People are always telling me I need to learn to trust people more blah blah blah... Yeah, maybe in some cases they're right... MAYBE.... Or in some cases they could just be telling...
    TrippingKitty TrippingKitty 26-30 1 Response 4 days ago

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    i don't trust men. my dad deserted me and never looked back and my mums ex partner was an abusive alcoholic drug user, my first real boyfriend cheated on me, controlled me and made...
    shannonjade shannonjade 18-21, F 14 Responses Apr 13

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    It's harder for me to trust anyone now. I reply back only certain people on this site. I have pretty much all the social apps but I just post stuff. I don't really communicate with...
    masmelo masmelo 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 13

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    Will I ever trust my husband again because I know that we belong together and we do love each other very much. Can't bring myself to trust him fully again and he is very good to me...
    williecaro williecaro 41-45 2 Responses Apr 16

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    I was cheated on by the man I had 5 kids with the man the man I spent 10 years with. he cheated lots of times he hit me raped me. I left him. a year later I met the most amazing...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    Why would I trust someone who's been in my life for a day when the person who I knew for four years ****** me over? If she couldn't be trusted, no one can.
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I don't trust men. I am afraid of them. I have never never been sexually abused. But I have had a psychologically abusive relationship with my dad for most of my life. I can't...
    mgkatie mgkatie 18-21, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    Hahaha I just trust no one full stop. Hahah I even found out the other day that I couldn't even trust my own twin sister. Hahah but that is life I guess, after all it's just a big...
    live2014 live2014 18-21, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    I can't trust any adult figures bcuz none of them seem to understand me. they judge my decisions without knowing my reason...
    thatgirlfromtx thatgirlfromtx 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    I have a hard time trusting guys with my feelings because a douche bag I knew for seven years flirted with me and became so close to me that I thought he was finally going to ask...
    shamrok11 shamrok11 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    and again you take advantage of me.. I'm ready to give up.. I trusted you.. I still do.. maybe I'm just dumb
    xTheGirlYouWishYouKnewx xTheGirlYouWishYouKnewx 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 18

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