Post

I Have Trusting Issues and Low Self Esteem

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 724 People

    My boyfriends, john, best friend,

    Paul, died in a car accident in November. Paul was going to marry a girl. Now my boyfriend and her talk often. Which is understandable but lately she will get drunk and call/text my boyfriend at 2 am. They have been snap chatting today a lot and k just feel uneasy about the...
    dixie201425 dixie201425 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 16

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Hurt By Love

    I am scared to love people because i can't help it when i love someone i use all my heart I try my best, i accpet them without condision but i am never enough i never good enogh then again even my mother accept me without condition so how can i ask some one else...
    Crona Crona 22-25 3 Responses May 14, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Trust And Confidence

    At first glance I might seem like any other teen. Confident and friendly. I'm not. How can I be confident? I hate myself. I can't even look most people in the eye because I am ashamed of myself. Most days I wish for a way to stop living. I wish there was a way to stop...
    lyingsmile15 lyingsmile15 13-15, F 1 Response May 1, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    What An Unpleasant Person!

    I am NOT a nice person!My husband tells me he's sick of my unpredictable behaviour, while my son can't wait to move out.Well, I have unresolved issues from my past. I'm told  I should be able to move on......Would that it were so easy!I'm in  a dark place just  now - and I can...
    meggi56 meggi56 51-55 May 9, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Disabled From Trusting.

    I've had low self esteem since my school days,when I was bullied for being different to everyone else. Naturally this carried on for years and years. I was called a **** by the lads at comprehensive,various insults were thrown at me for my hair and being half Irish,and also...
    orangeblossom89 orangeblossom89 18-21, F 1 Response May 14, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Please Read<3

    Hey you! Yes, you. Stop being unhappy with yourself. You are perfect. Stop wishing you looked like someone else or wishing people liked you as much as they like someone else. Stop trying to get attention from those who hurt you. Stop hating your body, your face, your personality...
    claaaire claaaire 16-17, F May 17, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Miss Lonely

    Ever since I could remember people have been making fun of me and ruining my life. They'd call me fat or ugly or anything they could think of. Even if someone was my friend and one of their friends didn't like me they'd talk about me behind my back. Then my mom keeps seeing me go...
    BrattyGurl06 BrattyGurl06 18-21, F 1 Response May 3, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    College First Year

    Back in 2009 when I left school I had serious trust issues about my new environment, at college and was really struggling with the new area, but i met the most inspiring and kind teachers who helped me and guided me through the year and of course i had made great friends. I was...
    rna93 rna93 18-21, M Feb 27, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Home Is Where It All Starts.

    Trust is an excuse to betray others, for me at least. I wont, can't trust anyone. I want to, but the last time I did I was left alone when I needed someone the most. When my best friend died I only had one other person to talk to but they left, even said they thought I wouldn't...
    SillyLittleMe SillyLittleMe 13-15, T May 1, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    The Moral Of The Story

    I've always had low self esteem and trust issues ever since I was a little girl. But the trusting issues seem to get worse. I LOVE my fiance with all my heart but recently he did something to break my trust. He started liking this girl back when he was in high school but then...
    LeVeritableAmour LeVeritableAmour 18-21, F Aug 7, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Facebook, Open Mind Project

    I just started this page on facebook called "The Open Mind Project" its a page for people to share whatever they want. They can share anything from a poem to problems they are even going to or a something small like just a photo of a leaf, its a community page where you can just...
    xricky15 xricky15 18-21, M May 12, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Trust And All It Implies.

    I must have been not long past the age of twelve when my father began making his,' advances......'Long story short, those, 'advances,' carried on throughout my early teens. Every time my mother was out at her church meetings, he'd start in.Mum thought  I was just being difficult...
    meggi56 meggi56 51-55 1 Response May 2, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Hi

    I have really bad trusting issues i guess.  I didn't realize i did until a really good friend wanted to get to know even more about me and I said I had nothing to share.  Now he thinks that I don't trust him.   I can't think of where this untrusting feelings...
    ksivory ksivory 18-21 1 Response Oct 9, 2008

    Your Response

    Cancel

    How Can I Trust

    How can I trust people when i was raped. I turned into a locked up person and my self estteem is at the pits. I need to let go of the burden so i wont harm myself anymore.
    sufferingmypaininsilence sufferingmypaininsilence 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 11, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    It's Not Worth It

    Ive decided no one is worth trusting anymore :/ you always get betrayed in the end.
    kittycat101303 kittycat101303 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 17, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Why I Think I Dont Trust Ppl

    Over and over my friends, family, and acquaintances have told me that they would do this or that with or for me and over and over I have have been let down, ignored, or blown off for whatever reason. Since I was a child I have thought that for some reason it was my fault for...
    clainetwin clainetwin 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 29, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    massively.  I  Do...

    massively.  I  don't have time to go into detail on it right now.
    evilkittymew evilkittymew 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 30, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    It Ruins My Relationships.and Myself.

    I have a big problem with self esteem.I don't know when or why have I lost it,but I certainly have.I let people who have NOTHING to say and offer tell sh*t to me,and I don't fight back.I actually feel guilty and ashamed while that's happening.and I'm not fu*king guilty at all...
    wilddarksick wilddarksick 18-21, F Dec 11, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I made the mistake of trusting.

    .... And got hurt worse than before!! Trust is pointless if the other person is a wolf in sheeps clothing. It's hard to trust wen lying has become the norm for many!!
    unluckysarah unluckysarah 36-40, F Feb 22

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Grief And Self Esteem

    ABUSE VERBALLY FOR  10PLUS YRS.PHYS ABUSE PAST 3 YRS. MY BOYFRIEND DIED IN OCT.HE WATCHED MY BACK. NOW IAM SO LONELY.HE GAVE ME EVERY THING A WOMAN COULD DREAM OF IN A GOOD EMOTIONAL RELATIONSHIP.YEAH THERES OTHER MEN I KNOW...NOT THE SAME.WE WERE IN LOVE. I NEED TO FEEL...
    THRIFTSTORE56 THRIFTSTORE56 51-55, F 2 Responses Feb 12, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Ignorance is bliss...

    true or false?
    elissamay33 elissamay33 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 17

    Your Response

    Cancel

    everyone always lies to me

    and it's sickening.
    ashleympressler ashleympressler 13-15, F 1 Response May 12

    Your Response

    Cancel

    The Reason Why I Have Trusting and Low Self Esteem Issues.

    I've fallen in love too many times; Or so i thought. I've trusted all of my boyfriends when they told me they wouldn't hurt me. But they always did. I have low self esteem, because i feel like i'm fat, even though i'm 16 and weigh at 85 pounds. (( No i'm not anorexic. )) I...
    EmxILYx08 EmxILYx08 16-17 5 Responses Mar 31, 2008

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Always Have

    I don't really know why I find it so hard to trust people.. I just do. Even if the people I'm closest with like my best friends.. I say that I trust them, but I doubt them quite a bit actually. I do it without realizing a lot and I feel so guilty for think like that. I know...
    BrokenAngelWishes BrokenAngelWishes 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 27, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Trust No Way

    I don't trust anyone with my feelings or personal life anymore. My trust issues started at a young age when I was bounced around from home to home. In and out of foster care and back and forth from my dad's house to my mom's house. Every since then I have had a awfully hard time...
    eyeneversmile eyeneversmile 36-40 May 3, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My Life

    I have really bad trust issues and self esteem problems. When I was young my mother bf touched me and it went on from there. I never really had any father figure in my life which I think was a huge part in all my mistakes. When I was 15 I started hanging with the...
    bananaw bananaw 18-21 2 Responses Nov 14, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Ugh

    I just keep writing because I'm sort of in a weird place and there's a lot I need to get down, but I can't do it all at once. On the topic of this whole liking people thing, I always remember what my mom once said to me, that I never like people who like me. She, of course, did...
    cindniss cindniss 18-21, F Jul 24, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Why Bother?

    I have had had trust issues mostly all my life. It seemed like everyone I tried to be nice to in my life have always done the opposite to me. I have been teased so much since I was a kid, I believe most comments are negative towards me or that I am insufficient. I can't take...
    janelljones janelljones 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 22, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I feel hurt because he makes me feel like any

    other girl he knows, rather than being that "special" one. He lies about fake Facebook accounts and emails. He keeps it secret when he talks to other girls to call them cute and whatnot. And I wish he wouldn't do that, but more so, because he has a girlfriend (me). It just...
    thesecretme11 thesecretme11 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 28

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Can'T Trust That I Deserve Love

    i fell in love with a man who is my dream guy. the only problem is, i really didn't believe that i deserved to be with my dream guy. i always dreamt i would be with a guy who isn't head over heels for me but i had to win over slowly with my loveliness and intelligence. i did just...
    lilyholic lilyholic 26-30 Jun 8, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Bully Victim Of Choice

    What I remember from my childhood is hiding during recess and not being allowed to sit down on the bus.  I remember the teachers turning a blind eye to the bullying, and then nagging at me when my grades fell.  I remember my parents being so tuned into their own...
    K626 K626 36-40, F Feb 19, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Do and Have Since I Was 1st Grade

    I have always had a low self esteem and trust issues when i was in first grade the teachers decided the reason i never talked or made a noice or played with the other kids  was because i had  been to  3 schools in one year so they made me repeat the  1st grade...
    gloriajean238509 gloriajean238509 26-30, F 5 Responses Jul 12, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Push Away.

    I do know why I have trusting issues. But that's not what my story will be about. I have never realized this until my boyfriend said one time "I feel like you're pushing me away". That set me thinking. Anytime I've close to someone in my life since my trusting issues began.. I've...
    cheertastic2000 cheertastic2000 16-17 5 Responses May 25, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Don'T What To Do!

    I believe in love and second chance but I act like I don't believe in those things? I have problem trusting people and letting go... Let somebody control my life? Never The problem is I feel trapped. Is like I put a wall around me to protect me but now I feel suffocate, lonely...
    Julymorisom Julymorisom 70+ Jun 1, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    What Friends?

    Everyday I deal with the bullcrap that is life. Ive been throw so many friendships and lost so many of those friends. Like this last year. My best friend, who i loved, did the ultimate backstab. This caused a rift in my self-esteem. Although, its not like i had much in the first...
    emokittykatt emokittykatt 18-21, F May 19, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Am Having Trouble Trusting My Husband. He Lies Too Much...

    My husband is always lying, years ago he lied about our finances and he lied about our credit cards and he lied about not having the mailbox keys making me go crazy looking for them. While he is secretly going to get the mail. What is this.....after confronting all this he states...
    Anto815 Anto815 46-50, F Sep 12, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Not Being Able To Trust...

    I hate myself. I just can't find that ounce of strength and confidence in my "friends" (I quote this because I don't think I treat them like one beacuse of not telling them.) to tell them what has really been happenning in my life - our financial struggles. I want to tell them...
    agonesmile agonesmile 18-21, F Feb 24, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    New Tv Show: Help For Youth And Their Parents

    Are you a young person (ages 16 to 25) who is afraid you are following in your parent's footsteps? Do you ACT or REACT like they do? Do you STRUGGLE with similar issues like ANGER, AGGRESSION, Low SELF-ESTEEM, or ANXIETY? Do you BLAME them for things that are HOLDING YOU BACK...
    cineflixcasting cineflixcasting 31-35 Oct 15, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Some ppl cut... I restrict work out purged

    once even, I live a war with food I can't eat. Food=fat=me I didn't want to be fat and I have learned to accept I'm not FAT but I'm not skinny like I want to be and it kills me, every time I get complimented I don't believe it I can't and I burn, I can't do it I can't hear it it...
    ImNotOkayWhyCantYouSeeThat ImNotOkayWhyCantYouSeeThat 13-15, F Jun 1

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I live in a house with 4 other people about the

    same age as me. (I've been living here now for about 6 or 7 months) When I come home from work, I walk straight to my room and stay there as often as I can...I avoid eye contact, and never really know how to start conversation. It's not that I don't like them, or that I don't...
    JustMsDanni JustMsDanni 22-25, F Apr 16

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I have been in a long distance relationship

    for over 5 years now. It was instant love when we spent our first summer together. We absolutely clicked! Being 1000 miles apart and being able to meet only 2-3 times a year for a week or so took its toll on us at times. But the love was always there. He is 6 years elder to me...
    cynic44 cynic44 22-25, F Mar 18

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I'm Working On Both....

    I've had a ****** up past that has led to my extreme trust issues. My self esteem is getting better, and I'm working like hell on it. I miss loving myself, cause there were moments in time that I did in fact love myself. I cared. I've always been obese though, so caring was...
    Greeneyedandcurious Greeneyedandcurious 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 27, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My Self Esteem

    I've always had bad self esteem which has caused me to be in lots of abusive relationships and have a eating disorder for four years. It's been nine years since I've had that problem but I still suffer from the after math of bulimia like bad acid reflux and really bad teeth from...
    Daddysproperty Daddysproperty 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 17, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    I literally hate myself with about everything I have inside of me . I can't even look into a mirror without wanting to barf . I'm trying to become a happier me but it's hard when I...
    r3alfri3nds r3alfri3nds 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I use to have low self esteem and would like to share my feelings so that it might be able to help others. Let me start off by saying I view myself as a perfectionist. In my...
    DavidRHall1996 DavidRHall1996 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 11

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm really having trouble with this ****, I don't feel like I'm pretty enough to impress guys, I have low self-esteem.. Whenever somebody tells me that I'm so pretty I just don't...
    delilahehab delilahehab 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 29

    Your Response

    Cancel
    From years of my mom telling me that I was fat and that I needed to lose weight my self esteem has plummeted to an all time low. I avoid mirrors, clothes shopping, hanging out with...
    weby667 weby667 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 19

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Yesterday a friend and I were in a park relaxing. A group of guys came and approached her, my friend is more curvy then I am naturally petite. My friend is really developed for her...
    Diamond1029 Diamond1029 16-17, F 5 Responses Jul 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I constantly criticize my self. I hate how I look and hate how I act around people some times. I always say stupid things and even find my own self annoying some times. I feel like...
    Cartwheel3694 Cartwheel3694 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It won't go away I saw a super cute dress yesterday and picked it up then put it back down then made myself go back today and was gonna get it but a skinny girl was buying the same...
    willieverbegoodenough willieverbegoodenough 22-25, F Jul 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Doctors send so much time trying to make people feel good about them self. Some people only have a very limited amount of things to feel about. When the job you have been at for 2...
    Linndsay Linndsay 26-30 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I don't think I'm pretty. I really don't. I mean I joke around a lot and I don't send pictures. People get to know me and I'm great but as soon as I show them who I really am, they...
    TheVampireQueen92 TheVampireQueen92 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 6

    Your Response

    Cancel