9 Ways to Recover from Distrusting Men

5. I asked for help from a friend who had a similar experience.

“Words of encouragement from someone who has been in a similar situation are always spot on and convincing.” Chances are, a lot of other women have experienced the same terrible pain you are going through, and talking to them is the best therapy you can get. If you don’t have anyone like that around you, reach out on the Internet—you will find a lot more encouragement than you thought possible.