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I Have Trust Issues

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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 2 Responses Jul 22

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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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    It's not the cheating

    that hurts. It's not knowing for a very long time and realizing how much time you wasted with a shithead.
    mdkp mdkp 22-25, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I brought a chocolate chip cookie once.

    ... just to found out it was a raisin cookie messed me up big time, but that's not all I was promised flying cars, talking dogs, and an alien robotic takeover.... that never happened ....
    sayuriii sayuriii 22-25, F 13 hrs ago

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    My trust go back to childhood.

    I haven't always been one to trust people. I had a lot of friends growing up that back stabbed me. Growing up I would say I was a little depressed, and I really do think it runs in my family. Since I was told my grandpa on my dad's side was a depressed man and my dad is a...
    feelinglost84 feelinglost84 26-30, F 1 Response 5 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 3 Responses Aug 14

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    The hardest part about cerebral palsy is

    that you have to tell your brain to move your limbs multiple times. Movements that are done without a single thought by others.
    braveywanes braveywanes 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 14

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    bluegirlie98 bluegirlie98 16-17, F 6 Responses Jul 4

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    But posting cures most.

    A member has profiles. That member seems decent. Me looks for common facets. And posts. Regardless of pals or not. Trust is altered by posting. Posting is venting. Not trusting. So issues lose power. Odd cure. But does give freedom. As long as...
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M Nov 17

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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 8 Responses Jun 25

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    Hate is not the first enemy of love.

    fear is. it destroy your ability to trust.
    LoveHadassah LoveHadassah 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 18

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    My Ex! he has a lot to do with me not having

    trust,but I am working on it:)
    momonsite momonsite 31-35, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    Sometimes I wonder if the wall I put up to

    protect myself, actually scares people away. If it does, I'm glad, because obviously they didn't care enough to try and break through it. On the other hand though, I feel like I'm turning into a horrible, cynical, person because I'm not worth anyones effort. It's a vicious...
    aintnoangel aintnoangel 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 14

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    So know after all my gf has put me through she

    says she's done playing games and want us to be serious....***** your crazy I'm leaving her!
    frankie2114 frankie2114 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    My boyfriend of five years has lied in the past

    and now I find some alarming things on his search history. He says it wasn't him. I'm not stupid. I can't believe him. It's sad but he put himself in this position.
    reneelove1 reneelove1 26-30, F 26 Responses 1 day ago

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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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    JustMeWuuuut JustMeWuuuut 26-30, M 12 Responses a week ago

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    Raisin cookies that looks like chocolate chip

    cookies are the main reason I have trust issues.
    hippiee hippiee 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 29

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    With cats! Gosh I cat literally just grabbed

    my finger with his mouth took it a little ways away and started biting really hard... :( wtf cat? A moment ago you were being super nice...
    SunsetTears SunsetTears 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    So, I have this friend,

    he's my best friend, and I like to believe that he is someone I can trust. Every time I tell him something personal, that I've even hesitated to tell him, he turns right around and tells someone else, thinking it's no big deal when it could possibly backfire and get me in...
    Skuggington Skuggington 13-15, M 2 days ago

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    Keeping my private times private w my male

    friend and his male dog Hi ther Shame ur too far for me I don't travel Looking to b serviced by male and male dog If you find or know any one that's in the Phoenixville area 19460 Pls pass me onto them asap Ty Very much and have a great day
    Sammy403 Sammy403 61-65, M 16 hrs ago

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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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    It's funny when someone pushes you

    so far, lies to you so much and for so long you can't trust them. And then they are shocked when you don't trust them! Maybe do what you say your going to or make me believe you will stick to your word. Because right now.. your word means nothing to me, I am not dumb, I am not...
    maggiemae89 maggiemae89 22-25, F 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    i have truth issues. it's really hard

    for me to trust people, because i've been hurt so many times. but i know that i'm not alone. i wouldn't wish heart break on my worst enemy. it hurts so much. i honestly felt like i was dying. it was horrible. it still hurts. but time heals everything i guess.
    courtneythepizzaqueen courtneythepizzaqueen 13-15, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I had my fair share of being betrayed in person

    and online. Once a trust has been damage and broken, it is most impossible to regain and build it again. This is probably the wall that I've created to protect myself, to not trust anyone. So I will not end up hurting myself.
    dakilangdreamer dakilangdreamer 18-21, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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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 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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    mhLILRED mhLILRED 22-25, F 6 Responses Aug 6

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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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    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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    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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    I once in a while find someone I feel trust

    with. Someone I begin to open up to. I never open up completely, but I start. Then when I am away from them I begin to question why did I trust them. I begin to pull away. I believe my trust issues go beyond other people. I don't trust myself either. I question my choices...
    cocanola cocanola 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 18

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    People brag about having trust issues

    but that's how I can tell who does or does not have them because those of us who really have trust issues are at war with it. We don't like it. It's not easy wanting to have people around and have people accept you but you can't because this part of you just will not let you go...
    SheIsBroken SheIsBroken 18-21, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    bluegirlie98 bluegirlie98 16-17, F 5 Responses May 27

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    It's so hard for me to trust anyone.

    .. I don't want to be left alone again...
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M 4 Responses Nov 4

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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 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 37 Responses Jul 20

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    I am on my way to cincinatti to start a new

    life. My husband bonded out of jailed after beating me and i dont want him back. I have filed for divorce and he has been served. He tried to get in my house last night and he said he was going to kill anyone who got involved with me. But my resolve has never been stronger...
    jennaveivea jennaveivea 36-40, F 9 Responses Sep 13

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    Lydwill96x Lydwill96x 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 28

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    Really bad ones... I didn't

    even realize it until a friend and I were talking a few months back. I constantly think everyone is betraying me and everyone is talking **** behind my back. And it's only been getting worse. It's taking control of my life. It's like I jump straight into the pool head first, but...
    DepressingKayla DepressingKayla 18-21, F 1 Response 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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    Wonder if anyone can help.

    Ive been in a relationship with a Romanian man for just over 7 months now. I myself am british and although at first there were language barriers its much easier now than at the start. I have three children whom are not my current partners and he recently moved into my home...
    beckalem beckalem 36-40, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm learning to trust again.

    It's hard but one of the first steps is not listening to or following every thought and urge inside your mind. There is something at the root of always expecting to be hurt. A lot of times it boils down to that person you still haven't forgiven. Mistrustfulness can turn you into...
    seesaw69 seesaw69 26-30 2 Responses Oct 19

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    Cakrissy23 Cakrissy23 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 17

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    I do. Serious trust issues.

    It's just like, you hurt me how can I expect the next person not to do the same too? But then again it kind of weaves into my "humanity is scum" ideology that I live by. My therapist says that it could be very hard and disastrous in a relationship, not to trust anyone. Because I...
    ThereIsNoName ThereIsNoName 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 14

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    I've  been let down

    so many times, that I don't trust anyone anymore.
    Briilashun Briilashun 16-17, F 10 Responses Sep 24

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    The bad thing about just trusting one person

    and opening up a lot to just them is that once there gone your screwed.it's hard for me to really trust anyone so im very cautious with who i open up to and unfortunately i just stick to one person who i really open up to and than when things end with that person or arent...
    seeminglypossible seeminglypossible 22-25, F 5 Responses Nov 9

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    Pingu113 Pingu113 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 24

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    Stop asking me to trust you

    when I am still coughing up water from the last time you let me drown.
    JustSomeTeenagerr JustSomeTeenagerr 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 3

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    Brownskin96 Brownskin96 36-40 1 Response Nov 14

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    I've never trusted anyone in my entire life.

    not even the people I love the most in my life. I mean you have to have basic trust in people to do simple things but trusting someone with anything seems foolish.
    pikapup17 pikapup17 18-21 1 Response 4 days ago

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