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I Have Trust Issues

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    TRUST... A 5 letter word

    but it's everything...
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Ha, what's trust? To me trust is being able to

    hear words fall from someone's mouth and not thinking "Lie, lie, lie" every word they say. I don't believe in the words, "I promise." I don't let people show me that they are being 100% truthful because of past experiences. My Father promised me everything. As a child looking up...
    Cassadilla1822 Cassadilla1822 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    New personal rule... Never tell anyone anything

    personal in person. They will hold it against you every chance they get. Or at least that's the common trend within my group of "friends". Dropping more people from my list of friends.
    imlostinthis imlostinthis 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 6

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    I have trust issues but I don't consider it a

    problem because I am usually safer by not trusting. Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.
    laxprincess laxprincess 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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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 very much, to make the girl that he liked jealous. He did this by asking me out. Like he could've just ask me, if I wanted to help him make someone...
    LaBrenditaa LaBrenditaa 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 17

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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 8 Responses Apr 19

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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 husband calling escorts because it's more real to him? I hate that I'm in this situation.... I'm so lonely....
    mixedfeelings2014 mixedfeelings2014 26-30, F 5 Responses Aug 14

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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 and hide how I really feel! If I don't give people the chance to get close to me then it just saves me from the possibility of...
    Jaymerz97 Jaymerz97 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    I don't put anything past anybody .

    I've been lied to , cheated on , my secrets that i thought were "safe" with people somehow made it out into the streets and were turned into rumors . I try not to let my past effect my present . I'm just more careful and i try to observe or come up with a way that a persons...
    ThePrettyOnee ThePrettyOnee 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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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 Aug 14

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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 said thats just the way he has to talk to his 'mates' so they understand. And while he was saying all that stuff he was being nice to me. I...
    idealorious idealorious 18-21, F 10 Responses Aug 21

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    Never tell your problems to anyone.

    20% don't care and the other 80% are glad you have them.
    tepidly tepidly 22-25, F 10 Responses Jun 25

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    You can't trust anyone.

    Even though they may be close to you, they can still betray you and hurt you. I trusted my step sisters with a big secret and they told my mom and now it's just awkward between my mom and I. Pretty much everyone I know is a liar and can't be trusted. I feel like the only person...
    AnimeFanGrrl AnimeFanGrrl 13-15, F 4 Responses Jun 13

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    My mother told me to "Close my eyes

    and open your mouth." I don't know what I was suspecting but what I got was a salted cricket...
    Skuggington Skuggington 13-15, M 2 Responses Jul 9

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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 Aug 14

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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 relationship you two get to know each other you bond and spend time next thing you know they just become a regular in your life and you like...
    Forbiddenkisses Forbiddenkisses 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 22

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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. I understand people very well long story short, and i guess I just don't see people as very trustable
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 20

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    mhLILRED mhLILRED 18-21, F 7 Responses Aug 6

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    Stop asking for forgiveness

    and telling me to trust you when I'm still coughing up water from the last time you let go and let me drown.
    ambermills ambermills 13-15, F 6 Responses Jun 24

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    I have a lot of trust issues

    because I was abused in my early life. I was adopted and not all adoption agencies nor foster parents are great and meet the needs of the child. As I said, I had been abused as a child, so I do not trust a lot of people; male and female. You have to earn my trust with respect...
    momworkingout momworkingout 36-40, F 8 Responses Jun 13

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    If you say you can trust someone then you are

    admitting to something even greater then love. Trust involves all your thoughts and emotions to be given to someone so they can have. Trusting someone is knowing that you can be hurt so bad that none can even know. This is why trust is a word of great power.
    OrangeCaramel OrangeCaramel 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 5

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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 loser. Smoked a lot of weed, lived with his parents, spent every dime he made on drugs and alcohol. Well then our daughter was born and he did a...
    parismonkey parismonkey 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 19

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    My ability to trust is dead.

    I have tried to trust, open my heart, be optimistic about the idea that I can trust people...but it's all useless. I just can't. Feeling this way makes me want to hide from people, or completely disengage with those "close" to me...Or not engage with any person at all. What's...
    misscoffee misscoffee 22-25, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Trusting people can be the hardest thing

    for me especially the people that's close to me.
    Fabgal1 Fabgal1 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    MatthewWolf MatthewWolf 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 16

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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 6 Responses Apr 19

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    I am so scared of getting into a serious

    relationship , I'm just to afraid to let my guard down , it's the fear of getting hurt and betrayed that scares me 😔😔
    itsmebtw17 itsmebtw17 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 2

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    Ok I realize that we aren't doing much

    but why say come in at 9 if no one else will not even you! Ughhhh now I'm waiting alone and no one to talk to =.=**
    221bcompanion 221bcompanion 18-21, F Aug 15

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    yayforKay yayforKay 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    You ever hear the phrase "I trust people

    as far as I can throw them"? Well, for me, I don't even bother picking them up. In fact, I just stare at them until they go away. In fact, everyone's to fat for me to pick up anyway!! I don't trust anyone. I used to trust my family and they betrayed me. I used to trust my...
    LeonardFinch LeonardFinch 16-17, M 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    My boyfriend keeps lying about ***** clubs.

    What do I not know? What is the big deal. Just be honest!!! Makes me so annoyed!
    reneelove1 reneelove1 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 14

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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 after my grandparents warned me. And adding insult to injury, after I finally broke up with her, my co-workers found out she...
    AgentSickler AgentSickler 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 18

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    A few months back I met a girl

    that I fell for pretty quickly, and a few months later I found out she liked me, things were going pretty well, but as soon as we got to the point where things would get serious I backed out of it, this has happened a few times, I feel like my trust issues are getting in the way...
    Sulka19 Sulka19 18-21, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have never been in a long term relationship

    because i dont trust men. Its to the point i will ignore and reject every man that shows interest. Id like to date but i just cant be at peace because of trust issues. Any advice?
    tb2985 tb2985 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 27

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    "always go to a trusted adult" how can I go to

    an adult when an adult was the one to hurt me.
    foreverandalwaysgoodbye foreverandalwaysgoodbye 13-15, F 5 Responses a week 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 my young teenage life. I don't trust people easily and I constantly have my guard up. That's the thing with people who have...
    morgan18365 morgan18365 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    I've been let down, betrayed,

    back stabbed, whatever you want to call it, by every person I've let in for as long as I can remember. Even my own Mother. These days I really don't trust anybody. I want to, but based on my history it's only a matter of time before they show me why trusting them was a mistake.
    mhenson144 mhenson144 22-25, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I find it extremely difficult to trust people

    because of past experiences. I keep myself very guarded and I struggle to let anyone in.
    curiousgirl1214 curiousgirl1214 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    Anyone will say anything to get you to believe

    them. Everyone lies . They will say anything to make themselves look good or to make they look less suspicious. So I think it is okay to have trust issues because you can't trust everyone. Even family will turn their backs on you the one you thought you were closest to will sell...
    Amerson20 Amerson20 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I have such a hard time believing guys actually

    want something serious with me. I always think that everything they're doing such as sweet talking & spoiling me is to only get in my pants & leave.
    rangek rangek 18-21, F 39 Responses Jul 20

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    Trust A defense attorney was cross-examining a

    police officer during a felony trial --it went like this: Q: Officer, did you see my client fleeing the scene? A: No sir, but I subsequently observed a person matching the description of the offender running several blocks away. Q: Officer, who provided this description? A: The...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 6 Responses Feb 25

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    I learned that people will abandon you,

    and hurt you at one point or another. But that doesn't mean losing your faith in people. Fake friends make real friends shine. Your bad relationships make the good ones golden. Believe in yourself that you deserve the best, because you're special :)
    Daniel090 Daniel090 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 7

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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 being open and not lying to me. That was a problem in our relationship. He took my virginity while having his ex girlfriend's...
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    You got my trust. WOW.

    then you blow it. No second chances. Fool me once shame on you. Fool me twice shame on me.
    foreverandalwaysgoodbye foreverandalwaysgoodbye 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    Lydwill96x Lydwill96x 16-17, F 7 Responses Mar 28

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    One time I trusted a cookie to have chocolate

    chips. Turns out it had raisins. It lied to me.
    LordSphinx LordSphinx 13-15 May 3

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    I can't have a normal relationship with a guy

    because of the crappy male figures I've had in my life I don't exactly have much respect for the male population.
    kat990 kat990 13-15 2 Responses Jun 28

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    I want to trust others

    and get close to them but I just seem to not trust them. If they start getting close I find an issue that I blow completely out of proportion and get angry at them, angry enough to push them away. I cannot think of one Person in this world that I trust completely.
    anchuk4 anchuk4 41-45, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Its Hard to Find a Real Friend

    all the ones i found either moved away or died...and well...the others just screwed me over. i have been screwed over so many times that i have lost confidence in seeing the good in people. i never do anything wrong towards a person and when i do i never make the same mistake...
    RockYouBebeh RockYouBebeh 22-25, F 16 Responses Dec 24, 2007

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    So recently at work this customer has asked

    for my number I have him it. It's a bit older than me 21 years older. We get on really well but I just can't let my trust can ruined again. Do I go with my heart or head? Why is life so confusing especially when it comes to heartache. I've opened up to him that's the first I...
    rebecca1624 rebecca1624 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Everybody Lies

    That's my philosophy in life taken from the great show House. Basically because of a family member badly breaking my trust I have trust issues and so always go with this philosophy because it's so true about everyone. Trust can take forever to build but seconds to destroy
    NathanJD NathanJD 16-17, M 3 Responses Nov 24, 2013

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    Trust people whose feelings remain the same,

    even when the time changes.
    Jelliii Jelliii 22-25, F 2 Responses May 26

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    Well I think that is obvious

    but what the hell. I'll throw it on here anyway.
    1bigbeauty4u 1bigbeauty4u 31-35, F 6 Responses Jan 19

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