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I Have Trust Issues and Personal Insecurities

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 134 People

    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 do not have trust issues with family and friends. However, I do have trust issues with some clients and with many people and in Internet website chat rooms. The main reason is...
    femaleinhomesaunaandpool femaleinhomesaunaandpool 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    I joined this group because yes I have trust issues. I am not alone in this, I am today's norm when it comes to the world. Trust issues is on the rise every day that goes by...
    Yeahbaybey Yeahbaybey 46-50, F 4 days ago

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    i have trust issues because of my past and now it effects me and everyone around me but im working on it and i have help it may take a while but im sick not being able to trust...
    angelwolf18 angelwolf18 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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    I have trust issues but not very bad.. I'm here to help anybody that needs it tho. If somebody needs a listener I'm here :)
    A1133cat A1133cat 13-15, F Mar 16

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    I have been blackmailed by someone who was pretending to be my friend, and sexually abused by my own brother. I have extreme trust issues because of this, and I'm scared of getting...
    Believera Believera 13-15, F 5 Responses Mar 16

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    I have so damn big trust issues its ******* everything up for me, and my heart is aching.. alot tbhAnd expressing my feelings, is one of the hardest thing i know.i never really...
    InTheJungle InTheJungle 22-25, F 5 days ago

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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 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Hey...don't get offended that I don't trust you...I don't trust myself either??
    simsim01191 simsim01191 16-17, F Mar 15

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    But who doesn't right? I don't like it because I want to be able to trust someone, especially my boyfriend, but you never who's really honest these days and its so sad because...
    DessyLove DessyLove 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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    I can never believe you again. Ever. You have lied about everything. We were supposed to be married. We were supposed to work together and have each other's backs. Instead, you...
    WorkItMami WorkItMami 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    My father used to give me this crap, and all I could think about was all the times he used to beat the **** out of me and throw me across the room. Like, why the **** would I trust...
    MeadowLark4 MeadowLark4 16-17 5 Responses Mar 4

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    Sometimes you've got to be hurt before you can move on. And it makes you stronger. But at other times you get hurt and you can never trust again.
    KarenDew KarenDew 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 10

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    i feel i cant trust anyone but myself...people are ****** up and have done me wrong in the past.
    mycatisbettrthanyurs mycatisbettrthanyurs 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 14

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    I have never told someone something straight from the heart. I don't trust people with what I have to say because I don't think they'll care or really understand
    LiveMyWay LiveMyWay 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 15

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    I don't know anymore who do i trust and don't. This two weeks are very very tough. i lost two friends.They're not EP friends.. one was okay...one was not friend in correct. He's...
    Juri0902 Juri0902 31-35, F Mar 18

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    It seems so hard to trust people now a days.
    breezy612 breezy612 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I thought I was with this girl. She said she was going on a religious retreat for a few days. I don't know what to think. Who starts a retreat in the middle of the week? Why wait...
    JazzyNicole JazzyNicole 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    hell I trusted her but I feel like I'm betrayed... She didn't reply to my messages even I knew she was there but she didn't..... That so hurts me...
    LuckyLam LuckyLam 18-21 1 Response Mar 20

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    I can't help but trust those that I think I know but time after time I am let down. I was brought up to help people if you can and I have done that but I'm constantly disappointed...
    Tied2please Tied2please 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    I have lived for a long time by the X-Files motto: Trust No One. The minute I open open up...boom! Add one more regret to my extremely long list.
    notthis78 notthis78 36-40, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I really do every time a girl says she likes me or fancys me I think it nothing but bull then when I find out it true am to late and when ever am in a relationship I keep think she...
    thebigscottishguy thebigscottishguy 22-25, M Mar 4

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    I have a very bad relationship with my mother she is was emotionally abusive I am over her now. But I am now having problems in other relationships which seems to be stemming...
    kimberlee1876 kimberlee1876 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 16

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    I Have a Friend she Just broke up w her bf, an 8years relationship, i started To take her out And go party, it was a guy inlove w me, im not, Then a week ago he say "i toke your...
    keroo keroo 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    so last saturday my friend and i planned to hang out at the mall, i'm not one to leave my home and go out much but she practically lives outside cause shes out at least 40 hours a...
    apperentlyicanthavemynameagain apperentlyicanthavemynameagain 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    My boyfriend went on a business trip and last night he text me goodnight. I called him right after he texted me and he didn't answer phone. I called him 6 more times within 10...
    nclo8907 nclo8907 26-30, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    It's so easy for someone to tell you that you can rely on them to be there for you, until it comes down to it. **** that ****
    DesignBlack DesignBlack 18-21, M 5 Responses Mar 13

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    it's easy to find fake people than real ones in this world
    Black15Camdy Black15Camdy 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 13

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    Life'll get about 20%-30% better once I've successfully switched out any remaining longing for human companionship, with canine companionship...and an onahole.
    Kyroe Kyroe 18-21, M Mar 14

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    I am afraid of getting disappointed
    franmarrburgos franmarrburgos 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 15

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    It's pretty bad when you question pretty much every single thing they do.
    dissolution dissolution 22-25, F Mar 17

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