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I Want to Trust Again

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    What Is Going On With Me....

    It seems like I have been having a lot of difficulties with trust. The people I went out with didn't like me enough to stick around. At least they didn't show it. Sometimes I have learned to trust my insticnct on that. I am learning to trust once again, but slower than I want to...
    Christian02 Christian02 22-25, F May 20, 2013

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    A Work In Progress...

     It is going to take a lot of work and inner reflection to learn to trust again.  After dealing with systemic mistrust in a relationship for 24 years....I wonder if I will be able to ever trust that anyone says what they mean and mean what they say.....?  It is a...
    invisiblewife invisiblewife 41-45, F May 8, 2009

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    I came on here today to write stuff. Like poetry with how I'm feeling. To just vent because I've been feeling like crap.. So I log on here, and truly forget what the hell I wanted...
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    This is extremely hard for me to post. I'm shaking a big even typing it. But over a year ago, I was raped by a friend. Someone I trusted. My roommate. My fianc├ęs best friend. I...
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    I don't want to go on birth control but I need to find ways to control my PMS symptoms: extremely emotional, constantly fatigued, can't focus because I feel depressed - I hate...
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    Looking for that someone to give me that belly I'm dying for over and over again
    Pregnantprincess32 Pregnantprincess32 22-25, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    1) I have 3 college degrees. 2) I started using computers before hard drives were common 3) I've been to Africa. 4) I have two dogs. 5) I recently started eating eggs again after...
    scott9677 scott9677 41-45, M 1 hr ago

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    I tend to trust people way too much and when things fall through it absolutely crushes me
    Nyx5 Nyx5 16-17, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I am scared of seeing "close" friends this year when I return. I always have to watch what I say incase I say something and am left alone again. They don't know the really me. I...
    theforgottensoul theforgottensoul 16-17, F 3 hrs ago

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    Sucks to think that we where friends. I trusted you with everything :( Then u flush me out the system in 2 minutes. I have more shame for myself than i have hatred for you
    jontony jontony 18-21, M 4 hrs ago

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    I wouldn't say I was shared necessarily. I would say, the married couple brought me in so the Mrs could be shared. But then again, since hubby had a good time sharing his wife, I...
    TW8NY TW8NY 41-45, M 4 hrs ago

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    She said, "I awoke that morning more refreshed, more hopeful than I have ever been. A warmth, deep within me, soft and welcoming. And it has not diminished since that time. I do...
    WripTyde WripTyde 46-50, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    we need a better list of emotions...... words that cut deep satisfied relieved zesty cautious relaxed thrilled safe contempt superior trusting exhilarated nervous sympathetic...
    miimii0069 miimii0069 26-30, F 3 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I never told anyone I know.. but I have trust issues. My hole life i had never trusted anyone. I never said my secrets to ANYONE. I really don't know what's wrong with me.
    unseeen unseeen 16-17, F 4 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    So my best friend and I are gay. Recently, we both admitted we have feelings for each other, but we decided not to act on them because we go to school 4.5 hours apart, but where we...
    dexter06 dexter06 18-21, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    been like a year without being in love, I seriously wanna fall in love again, just so scared of heart break
    Dpot Dpot 22-25, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Where there are no people, To let down or be let down, To disappoint or be disappointed by. No ulterior motives. No judgement of your inferiority. No norms to never manage to...
    Listening80 Listening80 31-35, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    If you have such a problem with who I am (Go through my profile carefully)? Why waste your"precious" time, make a trip to my experiences (by your choosing), and make a negative...
    RealmRunner RealmRunner 22-25, F 12 hrs ago

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    I think trusting your instincts on here is a good thing.
    mblan11 mblan11 16-17, F 13 hrs ago

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    I want someone who loves me for who I am, someone who accepts me for who I am, encourages me when I make faults, makes me believe that I can be whole again...
    Patrikc Patrikc 13-15, M 14 hrs ago

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    I want a happy life where I see everyone as a person I can trust, but through my experiences I have seen that no one can be trusted but yourself, my mind is corrupted. I want to...
    Patrikc Patrikc 13-15, M 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    If you were going to leave then why didn't you just leave instead of saying that you were going to come back and you were never going to cheat on my mum again you made us feel like...
    mydreams345 mydreams345 16-17, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    I lack so much self confidence right now, and it's becoming more of a problem than I ever imagined. Anxiety keeps me up at night and stops me from doing almost anything in life...
    HollyMaria954 HollyMaria954 18-21, F 18 hrs ago

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    when I open up and begin to trust, I get hurt. it hurts like my heart is being ripped from my body. when I express my feelings, they are thrown to the ground to be stomped. I am...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 1 day ago

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    So I grew up trusting too much and loving people. I gave people benefit of the doubt I would encourage and support them. I woul be fully honest and I would be transparent. It...
    matthew3187 matthew3187 26-30, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    So I'm supposed to be starting a new job Monday the 31st. Well, low-and-*******-be-hold, my old job called me late last week wanting me to return. Yes, I was quite surprised, given...
    Noregrets5 Noregrets5 41-45, M 2 days ago

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    I have major trust issues. I can't trust my very own floor anymore. IT MADE ME SLIP. so I decided to attack it backwards. (never trusted the floor again) and that's how people...
    aliveness aliveness 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    I trust you Lord. I trust Your plan. I trust Your goodness. I trust what You can see and I can't. I trust You with my life, my hopes, my dreams and disappointments. I trust You...
    elle0413 elle0413 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I've caught my husband on SO many websites and emailing people from Craigslist about sex. I even just found out he has an Ashley Madison account! He says he never met up with...
    Susrh Susrh 41-45, F 11 Responses 4 days ago

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    When I was younger I was physically and mentally abused by my mother. In my early childhood my dad was an alcoholic who would drink come home and beat my mom. We would have to...
    Lost2334 Lost2334 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    Considering how trustworthy I am, along with how open and honest I am...it surprises people when they realise that I find it immensely difficult to trust people in fact it'd be...
    AlreadyOwned7379 AlreadyOwned7379 36-40, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Today I said out loud to my therapist that I want to leave my husband. It wasn't something I blurted out or that came out of nowhere. It was a moment of honesty and clarity after...
    0penUp 0penUp 31-35, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    At 51, I'm thoroughly enjoying being afforded the opportunity to do this once again. I think most of us recognize and understand the importance of respect and trust in our primary...
    Extant1 Extant1 51-55, M 10 Responses Aug 19

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    "And I'm sorry, but I'm closer to seeing those mistakes that I've made. Take me into your arms, breathe me into your heart." -Heartist I don't know how to feel right now. I...
    Kkgunny Kkgunny 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    1. What is your middle name? - I have two Chinese middle names, Mei-Ling 2. How old are you? - 38 3. When is your birthday? - August 7 4. What is your zodiac sign? - Leo 5...
    loveismyfriend loveismyfriend 36-40, F Aug 17

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    I am so embarrassed at myself. All I want is real love. All I want is to be happy. I know nothing happens over night but I can't wait for my cheating boyfriend forever. He is a...
    SecretSpirit SecretSpirit 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 16

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    I can't trust someone easily since I was betrayed by my ex-best friend in high school. Since then, trusting people hasn't been easy for me. Trusting someone just seems so hard...
    LittleUnicorn LittleUnicorn 18-21 1 Response Aug 16

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    A fantastic relationship must have two support pillars, Trust and Respect. What is it that makes you trust somebody? Can you trust an enemy? If your enemy has the same interests...
    PlatonicLover PlatonicLover 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 15

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    Just something I have realised from 21st Century Relationship. A thing I cant really comprehend, and I believe not known to a lot of young lovers. I have made the mistake, I...
    DanielChris92 DanielChris92 22-25, M Aug 14

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    It's more of a distrust towards life itself and everything that involves it. I'm finding it really hard to trust all information and people 100% of the time anymore. Why? Here's a...
    AuroraSpectrum AuroraSpectrum 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 14

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    How can I be sure if these people will not turn against me one day? was a question I asked myself after I read a book about war. In the book, even the main characters "best bud...
    GZPJ GZPJ 13-15, M Aug 14