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I Have Trust Issues and Personal Insecurities

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I mostly have trust issues because of bad past relationships. In my entire 18 years of living, I've dated 3 people. The first guy I dated for 2 years and he broke up with me via...
    agm0829 agm0829 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    My ex always said I could trust him. Then he started to hurt me. Said he had the trust issues when I never said anything about him but he started rumors. So now I have trust issues...
    Loveisupsetting Loveisupsetting 13-15, F Mar 29

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    I really don't know why I have trust issues. It doesn't make sense why I do. I mean, I don't think I had them before I met my friend Isaac. But I can't be sure. Isaac has been my...
    DeJeKlu DeJeKlu 18-21, F Mar 29

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    Yes I have trust issues only because I grew up most of my child hood- early teen years being lied too from people I loved. But my trust has definitely gotten stronger the older I...
    kaseymwt kaseymwt 22-25, F Apr 10

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    I feel like whoever I talk to, whether it be teachers or acquaintances or people on EP or even best friends, that i'm just being a burden on them. In my head, I believe that they...
    urbanparadigm urbanparadigm 16-17, M 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have trust issues because of my bullying from 1st grade to 9th grade. It was a bad experience.
    Done453 Done453 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    As I type this tonight, I find myself wishing I could turn back the clock and yet i realize that we are all here in this moment for a reason. From me writing this to you reading...
    PeterBGood PeterBGood 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    I have huge trust issues. 1: my dad, ever since he came home drunk when I was 12 and had to call the cops on him. He spent a few months away from the family. He even missed my...
    broadwaybabe99 broadwaybabe99 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    Trust issues are a serious thing. It angers me when people just expect me to trust them right off the bat. Not just me, but no one should do that. It's like the person doesn't...
    JustCammy JustCammy 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    The thing about me is that I need to be ABSOLUTELY sure that you will be true to your word. I don't want to find out you have lied to me next day. I've had trust issues since I was...
    Kitzami Kitzami 13-15, M Mar 21

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    I hate having trust issues. It sucks. Especially when you're in a long distance relationship. I hate being on edge.
    Amydenson1 Amydenson1 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    My boyfriends, john, best friend,Paul, died in a car accident in November. Paul was going to marry a girl. Now my boyfriend and her talk often. Which is understandable but lately...
    dixie201425 dixie201425 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Who Can I Trust? I only wanted a small gift for my graduation. I know it sounds petty. Maybe it is. But, all these promise makers only did one thing. Break their promise towards...
    TheHumanIntersect TheHumanIntersect 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    My issues come from being left so many times. Also they stem from being cheated on. How will I ever be able to trust anyone again?
    BiO811HazarD BiO811HazarD 18-21, M 4 Responses Apr 1

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    I've never been able to trust the man I'm with, it doesn't matter who they are. I always run away, find an excuse and leave them. I trust the universe and know that everything that...
    ragdollissues ragdollissues 31-35, F 5 Responses Mar 21

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    I can't trust anyone As soon as I start talking to someone and begin to trust them, they're out the door once again. I don't even know.
    ImChelsea ImChelsea 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    THIS DEFINITELY. It's either I trust too easily/super super wary of you. I know there's no in between for me. I always end up trusting the wrong people & doubting the people who I...
    ELSAhugsyou ELSAhugsyou 18-21, F Apr 5

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    I don't trust anybody and I know I can't trust you. I sleep next to you every night and ask myself when when is it going to be enough what's it going to take to walk out ... I'm...
    KrzySexyCool KrzySexyCool 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I do NOT trust easily, so when I tell you " I trust you" you better not make me regret it.
    TheLadyYves TheLadyYves 16-17, F 7 Responses 1 day ago

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    Maybe it sounds ridiculous, but most of the people I've decided to trust have f***ked me over in major ways. I'm just always afraid it will happen again, and it's also led me to...
    Red47640 Red47640 26-30, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I don't not trust people because I've been through some traumatic event. I just see people differently than most people. I see them for what they are, and who they are as a person...
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F 5 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Mostly what happened to me in the past makes me not trust many people today... I didn't mean to make my friend think I'm pushing him away, it's just instinct because I don't want...
    mangadrawer12321 mangadrawer12321 13-15, F 4 Responses Mar 30

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    I can't trust people too easily...
    sometimesquiet sometimesquiet 13-15, F Mar 31

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    People are so fickle,I know this because I'm fickle. Me,human and fickle. I wish I wasn't,I wish I could deem myself superior to all humanity but I'm not. I try to do my best,to...
    RedeemingRose RedeemingRose 18-21, F Apr 4

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    Idk if I cab ever trust ppl if I open up to someone I already know that they are going to talk about me regardless
    Reynastaxx Reynastaxx 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    Every guy I've been with gives me multiple reasons not to trust then... But I give people chance.. After chance... After chance.. After chance..
    Alleyahnevaeh Alleyahnevaeh 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    My whole family sexually abused me when I was little and the only one who didn't (my mom) doesn't believe me and takes their side. I don't trust anyone or their intensions but I...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    I trust you to an extent...
    lifesize lifesize 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    You get burnt enough times and it's hard to imagine anything else will happen besides that. I try to give every man the benefit of the doubt, but sometimes.... I just don't know...
    mashay mashay 26-30, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    I can't trust easily. But, when you break it, don't expect to get it back, ever.
    Thatbrokengirl1 Thatbrokengirl1 16-17, F 10 Responses 1 day ago

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    I cant trust anybody not even my mom. I don't know why
    deviness deviness 13-15, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Every guy I have ever liked in my entire life has either not felt the same way as me, has ended up being a total jerk, has used me, forgotten me, hurt me, or has simply tossed me...
    Sapphire14 Sapphire14 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 1

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    fionacc11 fionacc11 26-30, F Mar 21

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    I have had three lovers who were confidential informants set me up to be arrested and prosecuted by law enforcement, in order to get out of their own felony charges.
    miles2gob4isleep miles2gob4isleep 56-60, F 3 Responses Mar 21

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    I have learned in my time on this earth that people are very deceptive, self-serving creatures. I am always wondering, where have all the truly nice people gone? Did they ever...
    lnvisible lnvisible 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    I live in a house with 4 other people about the same age as me. (I've been living here now for about 6 or 7 months) When I come home from work, I walk straight to my room and stay...
    JustMsDanni JustMsDanni 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    You told me you loved me. You told me you would never leave me. You told me I was the most beautiful girl in the world. You lied.
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    You can't stop people leaving over the Internet. :(
    Lydwill96x Lydwill96x 16-17, F 8 Responses Mar 28

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    Should a relationship end over looking into someone's phone without their permission? Explain.
    TeeCo TeeCo 56-60, F 4 Responses Apr 1

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    Nobody understands why I push them away but I push them away because I'm afraid of being hurt by someone I love
    deadwolvesdodance deadwolvesdodance 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    Ever since I experienced a lot regarding friendship and stuff, and my environment felt like it forced me to, I began to doubt people. I know I changed a lot, but this doubting...
    13robert13 13robert13 13-15, M Apr 5