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I Have Trust Issues and Personal Insecurities

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 277 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 1 Response Jun 20

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Because I've been lied to an Cheated on so many times! I wouldn't say that I have totally Trust issues..Naw sum that's all but hey I will give u a chance to prove yourself, Unlike...
    yvettemae48 yvettemae48 46-50, F 23 mins ago

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    I don't trust any one..I'm very cautious and guarded with new people and even when Ive let some one in and have talked to them for a while the slightest contradiction in something...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    People who see me from a distance know me better than those I hold dear.
    Xirberis Xirberis 16-17, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    It has been ever since my old best friend don't what she done... Since then it has been a climb to build my trust up with people.
    NoUsernameInserted NoUsernameInserted 18-21, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    its hard for me to trust people
    tigradoll tigradoll 26-30, F 13 hrs ago

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    I have trust issues and I know that. I'm working on it, but it's up to the world to stop helping to **** it up.
    moonlight1989 moonlight1989 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    chavacc11 chavacc11 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    I've had these issues for a long time. Now, unfortunately after having the same experience over and over and over again, I've come to understand. I tend to date the same man...
    boompowsplat boompowsplat 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Dont trust a man that calls you beautiful when everything is fine and dandy but ugly when he's mad at you. It means he's projecting his ugliness onto you.
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have been stabbed in the back so Many times I try to hide some parts of who I am. I know I have hidden parts of who I am from myself.
    sroonaka616 sroonaka616 18-21 2 days ago

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    I'm huge on trust. If I no longer trust you or you give me the slightest reason not to trust you, you're pretty much dead to me. It'll be hard to gain my friendship, trust and...
    moonlight1989 moonlight1989 26-30, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I Have Trust Issues Because My Family Talks To Me And Then Tell My Business I Try To Tell Everyone That I Think I Can Trust Whats Going On And They Just Think Im A Liar They Hate...
    Clarial Clarial 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I never understood the magnitude of the impact cheating would have on me. It's been years and I'm not even with the cheater any more, but somehow, when I meet someone, I am...
    rottenrobi rottenrobi 46-50, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    No one has really ever lied to me that badly, I just find it really hard to believe things. Things like compliments are hard to take because I'm scared of being seen as a fool. I...
    probablyjessica probablyjessica 16-17, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I really wish this wasn't an issue for me! I used to be so naive- when people would tell me about hard times in their lives- I would be so thankful that I was so blessed and didn't...
    trying2hard trying2hard 36-40, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm not really sure what to believe I've been lied to so many times and it just causes issues in my relationships cuz they just can't understand why I don't fully trust
    BlairGrace BlairGrace 13-15, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I have been betrayed by many people in the past even by my own parents so I find it extremely hard to trust anyone nowadays.
    StephBlakeIsInfinite StephBlakeIsInfinite 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I have been lied to and let down by many people, so to trust, is to be hurt. Do I think everyone is untrustworthy? No! However, I do believe that some of us either attract or...
    LonesumnTx LonesumnTx 51-55, F 5 days ago

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    I don't trust anyone completely,including myself.
    comfi comfi 51-55, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I can't believe how **** my trust is for people, it brings me down and ruins relationships!
    lilbee2 lilbee2 22-25, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I honestly don't really expect a response to this. I just need to vent. I have been really paranoid with my boyfriend lately. He is always so worried about me cheating on him or...
    dance40415 dance40415 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I find it so hard to trust my husband even though he shows me and tells me regularly that he loves me. I still think he's going to go out and cheat or leave me for another woman at...
    MrsRusty MrsRusty 31-35, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    Is everyone perfect or not? I have NEVER met a person who confess their faults up front. I believe this is why the world is in this terrible condition today. A woman can meet a man...
    Babeondwy Babeondwy 41-45, F 6 days ago

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    this should not be a surprise because how the world is now. You cannot trust anyone really. It all depends on what you are trusting them for. As far as my experiences most really...
    Babeondwy Babeondwy 41-45, F 6 days ago

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    my trust issues aren't just paranoia, my trust issues are because so many people have proven time and time again that they can't be trusted.
    SilverSpiritWolf32 SilverSpiritWolf32 31-35, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    I read on here about someone having trust issues. And thought I would write to see if anyone could offer me some advice. I have fallen deeply in love with my best friend whom I...
    Jacqualiner Jacqualiner 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 22

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    chriscc11 chriscc11 26-30, F Jul 21

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    I am tired of being alone. The last 2 guys I was with really hurt my faith and trust in others. One traded me in for someone younger and prettier. The other said so many lies and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jul 19

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    trust issues come from being f*cked over.
    raiee raiee 26-30 Jul 19