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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    *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 used to have trust issues with guys because my whole life I have dated the biggest ********. But then I dated my best friend and he was the sweetest guy ever. However, since all...
    thequ3enpree thequ3enpree 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 31

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    I have trust issues and it keeps on increasing everyday. It could be ok to have if it was not affecting my self-esteem a lot, and there is no way that it will change one day. In...
    unapersonadeestemundo unapersonadeestemundo 41-45, F 2 days ago

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    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 Jul 23

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    The guys that I've known in my life have always asked me why I have trust issues. And here's why: well because, my first heartbreak lead me to that. I was used by the guy I liked...
    LaBrenditaa LaBrenditaa 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days 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 Jul 22

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    I have trust issues, mainly because my boyfriend cheated on me with my best friend, and I kept forgiving him an I finally broke up with him like the 100th time they hooked up. It...
    katie4399 katie4399 18-21, F Jul 26

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    I have trust issues with people period. I don't care if it's my family (Who don't care about ******* you over) friends, or boyfriend. I want to change, but it's hard.
    NicoleMeagan NicoleMeagan 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    There is a reason I have trust issues
    Kelnea Kelnea 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 12

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    Raisin cookies that look like chocolate chip cookies are the main reason I have trust issues.
    acidblue02 acidblue02 18-21, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    Raisin cookies that look like chocolate chip cookies are the main reason I have trust issues.
    tami1330 tami1330 51-55, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Of course I have trust issues. My ex didn't really like me, but the fact that I had a job and a car. She used me, draining my bank account, and I was too stupid to believe it, even...
    AgentSickler AgentSickler 18-21, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm going to be 20 tomorrow. My current boyfriend is 23 and has had plenty of girlfriends, and is friends with lots of girls. I have trust issues because for a long time I was...
    GoogleMaps GoogleMaps 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 12

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    I've never really been able to trust anyone ever since my best friend betrayed me by telling my biggest secret to everyone else. And because I've never gotten over my trust issues...
    NekoAnya NekoAnya 16-17, F Jul 25

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    It will take alot for me to trust people because I've got trust issues, it's not as bad as it use to be but it's still bad enough to make a difference.
    Matchitehew Matchitehew 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 7

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    My boyfriend doesnt deal with our personal problems with me, he talks horribly about me to his friends to vent out his frustration and I only found out last week. He apologised and...
    idealorious idealorious 18-21, F 7 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I don't want to expose my vulnerabilities. I don't want to show my insecurities, fears, and emotions in real life. I have always felt like I was never good enough and I still have...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 8

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    With all the people that have hurt me in my life i don't trust anyone. I don't need to feel any worse than what already do and i don't need to be falsely happy again.
    laserabe1 laserabe1 16-17, M 2 hrs ago

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    I used to be so naive. Sometimes I wish I could have that innocence back...to be able to see the world through the eyes of a girl who only knew of sheltered happiness. Of course...
    SupernovaxGirl SupernovaxGirl 26-30 2 Responses Aug 12

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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 Jul 22

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    I don't know, all my life i have found it hard to trust anyone , the first time i tell someone a secret i made sure it was the smallest one i could possibly think of , and next...
    Theworldismyhell Theworldismyhell 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 24

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    I have lost my faith in true love. It doesn't exist actually, not among the humans. They're all so shallow inside. If you look deep down, they're way too selfish. Everyone is with...
    Xyanii Xyanii 22-25, F 8 Responses Aug 13

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    Its a pain to trust people...especially if you're someone like me who only trusts a person after knowing them for many years.The worst part of telling someone something is probably...
    ZnikiZ ZnikiZ 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    Trust has always been a struggle for me. Money and gambling was the main thing in my family. God is the only one I truly trust in this world. I'm working on trusting my man with...
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Why should I trust people when all they do is hurt me, I don't know who to trust anymore. I hate feeling this pain and depressment, sometimes it's just easier to shut people out...
    Jaymerz97 Jaymerz97 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'm weary, and wary, of people after some issues when I was a teenager. I think deeply about the things asked of me.
    Lecuyer90 Lecuyer90 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 5

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    I don't trust people, it doesn't really need any explanation.
    HannibalQ HannibalQ 16-17, F Jul 22

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    I don't trust anyone. I just don't put myself in a position to get f*cked over. I know this might seem irrational but if you don't set yourself to get taken advantage of then you...
    blake000048 blake000048 18-21, M Aug 7

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    I trust people too easily and I just get stabed in the back
    dominick6 dominick6 13-15, M 5 Responses Aug 9

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    It seems that I cannot really trust anyone worthy. I use to be so naive.. In an odd way this was a very good thing. But now I have horrible nightmares and a deep feeling of sadness...
    RayneZ RayneZ 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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    Rightfully so...I have a hard time trusting anyone. Been there- done that...I even have a souvenir ~ my broken heart. Just wish ppl would tell the truth and stop with all the...
    innocentlyshy101 innocentlyshy101 31-35, F 5 Responses Aug 12

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    Can't trust to save my life, probably the reason I'm always losing people. Then again, I like to play it safe
    BeatTheBest BeatTheBest 18-21, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    Yeah, I trust people too easily!
    MatthewWolf MatthewWolf 13-15, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm scared of how cynical I have become. I can't look at somebody and not think of every possible way they could hurt me. I have turned even the nicest people that everybody loves...
    littlegirl03 littlegirl03 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 25

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    I have a guy who is my best friend and my brother but he gets a little mean and scares me what am I going to do I'm to scared to so anything
    100BlackRoses 100BlackRoses 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 27

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    I have been hurt by every single guy I have ever had in my life.
    courtneyyyx331 courtneyyyx331 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 13

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    my husband have cheated on me and I can't seen to move past it he has does things and shows the same behavior without fully cheating with something else would you be ok with your...
    mixedfeelings2014 mixedfeelings2014 26-30, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    There's no real way to make this long story short-but I could use some advice. My husband and I had a baby before we even started dating. One night stand. Anyway-he was a real...
    parismonkey parismonkey 22-25, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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