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Before OA, my life was a constant struggle. It was me against the world, and I couldn’t lower my defenses, or I’d be eaten alive. It was very stressful and tiring. Lack of trust was one of my biggest problems. I grew up in a family in which anything you said could be used against you. I craved trust and intimacy, but had no blueprint of how they worked. So my attitude was black and white on the subject: I abandoned myself completely to relationships with friends or boyfriends, then shut the door on them as soon as I felt

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