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I Want to Trust Again

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    I'm Not Sure How to Go About It Though.

    I started out in life not trusting anyone too far.  I've been able to allow one person, my wife at the time, to be trusted with the secrets of my heart and soul.  Most of the time it's worked but I'd feel better if I could expand that trust to more people at the same...
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M 7 Responses Feb 26, 2009

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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 18-21, F May 20, 2013

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    ONE Day, Some Day

    I WANT TO BE ABLE TO GIVE MY HEART FULLY TO A MAN AND BE CONFIDENT ENOUGH TO KNOW THAT, IN HIS HANDS, IT'S SAFE. NOW IF I THINK THAT WILL BE PROBABLE IS ANOTHER QUESTION. SO FAR LOVING PEOPLE HAS ONLY LED TO PAIN FOR ME. I STILL FEEL POSITIVE EMOTIONS, ESPECIALLY TOWARDS MY TWO...
    fukkboii fukkboii 36-40, F 2 Responses May 9, 2009

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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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    OK if anybody has read my past posts then you

    know the situation. My wife who I have been with since I was 16 years old was just caught cheating won't admit to physical but admitted to emotional and a lot of lies. I have posted what I found and how I found out here in my stories already if anyone was wondering. Now here is...
    mcanant8 mcanant8 26-30, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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