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I Have Trust Issues and Personal Insecurities

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 261 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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    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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    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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    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 51-55, M 2 Responses Jun 20

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    When I have problems I often want to keep them to myself, but when I do want to speak out about them I try to approach the same teacher. The problem is, as soon as I try to talk, I...
    elenaanastyr elenaanastyr 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I have a problem. Actually, I have many, but let's just go with one for now. I have a HUGE problem with people screeenshotting conversations. Not just conversations with me, but...
    ToughEddie ToughEddie 36-40, M 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have anger issues and the problem is you **** me off and your dealing with the devil so just a warning to anyone before they text me **** me off and I'll hunt you down
    Dragonslayer16 Dragonslayer16 16-17, M 4 days ago

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    I have anger issues I addressed it now and now everyone knows and I hate it I really hate the devil is really getting in my evil spot and he's really trying to take me out but...
    jadasmith24 jadasmith24 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Anyone who joins the group "I believe Internet friends are real" is a ******* moron. I don't go online to make friends, which is why I feel comfortable calling people morons. I go...
    DreamWarriorBlake DreamWarriorBlake 22-25, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have serious trust issues. Once someone lies to me I literally never recover. I feel like I'm always being lied to. Especially in relationships. I hate it because I feel like I...
    aquarius2383 aquarius2383 31-35, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    And I finally think Im right to dont trust people easily. Cause when I finally give them my confidence, thats the moment that they choose to stab me in the back. And I got so much...
    Mirii Mirii 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have many split personalities
    Demon6666 Demon6666 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Sometimes, I feel like I shouldn't trust anyone...
    gabrielle03 gabrielle03 18-21, F 10 Responses 6 days ago

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    I wish I didn't, but I constantly put up walls, and can never fully let people in you know? I have this mindset that if I am able to prevent heartbreak, depression, and everything...
    elanarenay elanarenay 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I DOOOOO ...I Have them ...WHY??!!
    paintrosesred paintrosesred 26-30, F 7 Responses 6 days ago

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    People always leave...always
    Lani89 Lani89 26-30, F 13 Responses 6 days ago

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    and once again I know why. You took one month and 5 days to build up trust , to paint a picture of a future, to make me fall for you . To make me feel involved in your life...
    Tonia248 Tonia248 51-55, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    when I was in my summer going into 8th grade I told my dark life story to a girl who was going into her junior year in high school. I have emotionally abusive parents and have had...
    Wildeagleflying Wildeagleflying 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 27

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    StumbleOn StumbleOn 56-60, F Jun 27

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    Because the people who I'm supposed to depend on to be there for me have let me down.
    foreveralone22 foreveralone22 22-25, F 5 Responses Jun 26

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    I think people find it a bit off putting when they go to hug me and I flinch... oops.
    HidingInTheMusic HidingInTheMusic 13-15, F Jun 26

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    And it makes me a terrible friend because no matter how close I get to someone I can't trust them. I think way before we go our separate ways and I think that if I tell them my...
    jacithepanda jacithepanda 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    Personal gain..... Everyone has their own.
    ThePopeVino ThePopeVino 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 24

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    Sooooo, I get it, I Have an addictive personality. When I like something A LOT, I am allll in.....mind, body, and soul. COMPLETELY obsessed without even realizing it... But.....I...
    09TiskTisk 09TiskTisk 31-35, F 6 Responses Jun 23

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    I have an addictive personality and its as frustrating as Hell. Whenever I find a TV show I enjoy, I HAVE to watch all 10 seasons right there and then! If I don't get to - its all...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 23

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    My 'best friend' has lied to me about a lot of stuff. That she has cancer that shes pregnant. She lied about the cancer bit like 3 times and about the pregnant part 3 times. She...
    MariaFrancescaIordache19 MariaFrancescaIordache19 13-15, F 4 Responses Jun 23

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    To be trusted is a greater compliment than being loved.
    saverma1930 saverma1930 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 22

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    Well, my friends said that I have an addictive personality, I don't know why, I guess because I'm an 'Amazing' singing (according to them), I am hilarious, I cannot argue with that...
    XFluffyFerretX XFluffyFerretX 18-21, T 1 Response Jun 22

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    how do you let go of everything you have known ever learned and start fresh and trust I don't have the answer and I'm not sure there is one
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 19

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    Expectations lead to disappointment
    monse1523 monse1523 22-25, F Jun 19

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    I do,but id rather be cautious than naive any day and if someone can't understand that,that's there problem.This is why i don't like getting close to anyone or getting my hopes up...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 19

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    its so hard to trust im 24 and its taking a hold on me I dint know wat to do any advice to help me wirk on my self?
    aracita aracita 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 19

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    A good crush killir is lie. Lie to kihl crushes And kihl friendships. Lies cause trust decay.
    Converted Converted 46-50, M Jun 19