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I Want to Trust Again

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    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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    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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    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 Apr 15

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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've completely trusted guys i loved and liked, and they all ruined it. Now im not sure whether i can fully trust again. :( i think i can never say i can completely trust someone...
    LadyInFuchsia LadyInFuchsia 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    So my husband recently opened up to me about wanting to watch me be pleased by another man. At first I couldn't believe he was asking me this. I felt like he didn't love me of he...
    KuriousKatttt KuriousKatttt 26-30, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Sure I want that. Affection, closeness, intimacy... with someone other than myself. Or... my dog. I KNOW my dog loves me. She gives me all the affection, closeness and intimacy...
    flyinfish flyinfish 51-55, F 4 Responses Aug 30

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    (2)... We had been meeting for months and although we would have a fantastic time together I often felt brushed off and forgotten until he wanted me again. I suspected there was...
    1a2l3j 1a2l3j 46-50, F 4 days ago

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    I wish that I could find that guy that loves anime and video games just as much as I do; we could totally go to cons together, play games and not have a care in the world. Sonic is...
    OnlineCake OnlineCake 26-30, F 3 hrs ago

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    I find myself wanting to cut. Been clean for 2 months. Trust me im trying really hard to stay clean. I've been a cutter since i was 13 i think... Was able to stay clean for 3 years...
    kmisfit123 kmisfit123 16-17, F 2 hrs ago

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    So, I had been self harming for about 3 years, but I only started "cutting" this year, and my friends noticed the scars and tried to get me to stop. So I told them I had and just...
    ItalicHail ItalicHail 16-17, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    Hi, I'm Zack. I'm 15. I'm in 10th grade. I'm bisexual. My family owns a hunting lodge and outdoor resort in East Texas. I have late puberty. I was dumped by my xgf in real life and...
    zackthehunter zackthehunter 13-15, M 8 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    There is a very small line between heaven and hell, I realized this the hard way. One second you can be in heaven and the next in hell deep in burning flames. It is us who decided...
    ccrosser ccrosser 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    There is a very small line between heaven and hell, I realized this the hard way. One second you can be in heaven and the next in hell deep in burning flames. It is us who decided...
    ccrosser ccrosser 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    I just want to be numb. I don't want feelings to get in the way. I don't want to get hurt again. I will build a thicker wall, change my door with a steel one, with more locks and...
    pepperdoll pepperdoll 31-35, F 9 hrs ago

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    I desperately want to be close to someone. I'm a 20 year old student who has never had a large group of friends. I have two close guy friends who are like brothers to me, but of...
    wanderer623 wanderer623 18-21, M Sep 10

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    I grew up believing the people I lived with were my family. It was 2 girls, one boy, and then the mom and dad and of course me. The boy, two girls and their father and two uncles...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    It's been almost eight years since i've fallen in love. My first and I'm afraid it would be the last. Four years since I had that relationship with her. We almost lasted a year but...
    xenna2 xenna2 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 26

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    Months ago, this guy started pursuing me. He was cute and we had so much in common. I loved talking to him. He texted me a lot and even came to my dorm late at night to talk once...
    rachbeforebeauty rachbeforebeauty 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I got out of a relationship a while back where there wasn't any trust or respect. I am the type of guy that gets invested in a relationship and will give or do anything to please...
    menke2nathan menke2nathan 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    I'm headed to an eating disorder inpatient treatment center next week. From a halfway house that I've been in for 7 weeks. Previously I was in a rehab for 3 months. Before that I...
    starchild941 starchild941 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    1. I'm Emmy 2. I have more toy rabbits than I thought I did 3. I'm absolutely insane 4. One time I ate a really hot sauce, so hot I only had a few drops and it burned and stabbed...
    OsyriaRose OsyriaRose 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 25

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    "Forgive, but never forget." If there's one person in this world I wish and want to make amends with, it's my dad. My dad filed for divorce on October 9th, 2012, leaving behind...
    takethispain takethispain 22-25, F Sep 8

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    i want someone that i can tell everything to; and have them tell everything to me and just have a relationship of trust and knowledge of each other and each other's lives. i used...
    sarahellie9088 sarahellie9088 16-17, F 9 Responses Aug 27

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    I've had trust issues for about 5 years now, no matter how much people tell me they care for me, or love me I question them, I might not say anything, but I'm always expecting the...
    Lily449 Lily449 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 1

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    Our favorite drinks are being poisoned MORE & MORE with sucralose and aspartame.It is ALARMING in the last year or more the increase of this being added to our food & drinks.Like...
    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F 4 Responses Sep 1

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    I'm really ticked off. Okay so an adult I trusted I wrote about it in another experience (long story short I don't trust her anymore. She would literally ignore me and like cringed...
    LoveisBeautiful5013 LoveisBeautiful5013 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 10

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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...
    LeonardFinch LeonardFinch 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 29

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    I trusted a guy who said he loved me and would be there forever. He knew without a doubt I was the one. He met my family and close friends and i introduced him to my children...
    match4me match4me 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    Today I went for a swim at my local lake. As I jumped into the water with enthusiasm, I was determined to swim to the little island far off in distance. I paddled and paddled and I...
    BLVLFreeSwim BLVLFreeSwim 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    I had a fight with a girl who was once a close friend. After this I stopped trusting people no matter who they are. I became depressed after a while I didn't have any friends and...
    Cheshirecupacat Cheshirecupacat 16-17 1 Response 1 day ago

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    StereotypesStereotypes are there for rough guidance into the groups or labels someone is being fit in Key word being rough. As in not having measured all the scenarios and...
    angelicsmiles angelicsmiles 31-35, F 8 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I do know the temptation to keep moving on as that is what is pending for me right now once again unfortunately. However as someone who has moved around so much I am craving the...
    dpc2014 dpc2014 51-55, M 6 hrs ago

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    Indication of quick completion of Ascent Descent 290) 30th January, 1978. Monday . Early morning dream: I was seated on an open place . Suddenly I observed that...
    Dipakda Dipakda 70+, M 5 hrs ago

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    Im 20, im old enough to have a child. Ive been around so many kids throughout my life, stayed with them since they were juat born. Theres this one lady shes my mum's friend, she...
    LifeOnAThread LifeOnAThread 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 19

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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...
    rebecca1624 rebecca1624 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    The moment you know that you are falling in love with someone is one of the most exciting and terrifying moments in existence. Falling in love with someone is scary because, for...
    mimi2226 mimi2226 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 24

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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...
    misscoffee misscoffee 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 24

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    We function in tight partnership with our mother Boston party bus and limo rental providers company - Roman Limousine. Without the trust of its prospects no corporation would...
    Lillafyq Lillafyq 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 4

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    My "best friend" tried to rape me when I was 12, I don't want something like happen again, where someone I thought I could trust betrays me. But I'm not sure I could avoid it if a...
    KamiTheBear KamiTheBear 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    I've had a couple of bad relationships. One that continued on and off for four years and the second was to try and convince myself I was over the first one. The first guy...
    kiara95 kiara95 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 9

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    With all the people that have hurt me in my life i don't trust anyone. I don't need to feel any worse than what already do and i don't need to be falsely happy again.
    laserabe1 laserabe1 16-17, M Aug 21

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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...
    anchuk4 anchuk4 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    Found out tonight that my gut instinct was right all along. Will never trust anyone ever again!
    WantingItToEnd WantingItToEnd 31-35, M Aug 27

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    I joined an Experienced titled "I cannot talk about my problems to people" and I told the truth.. I cannot. This whole time I have been sharing my hardships with angels... I am...
    1Lostcause 1Lostcause 16-17, T 1 Response Aug 30

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    It's so hard to forgive and open up again. I can't keep healthy relationships, I'm not close to any family and I don't consider anyone to be a friend, only an acquaintance. I'm...
    lonelylonerr lonelylonerr 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 4

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