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I Do Not Trust People Easily

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    I Guess

     its kind of a nasty part of me. i dont trust anyone. im always thinking of what to do when someone betrays me on EP or IRL. im always plotting.i always remind myself,that people can lie that people i consider friends the people i laugh with now,could actually hate me. i...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 24, 2009

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    I found myself always prefer being alone

    or just with my boyfriend these days. I am very cautious and aware people's intentions. As long as I found out they have a purpose being with me, I lost interest in pursuing the friendship any further. I would like the freedom of being not attached to anyone or being anybody's...
    additionalism additionalism 31-35 Aug 30, 2014

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    People Are Difficult To Trust

    In the world we live in, its very difficult to trust people, because they will always let you down. people have desire and when they want something they do any thing to get it that what scares me. As I cannot trust my self when I have desire. people cannot be trusted that why...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 24, 2009

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    But Eventually I Do

    It just takes a guy like me who has been burned so many times a little more time to make sure people are trustworthy these days, that's all.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 4, 2011

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    I Need Trust To Be Built

    When I first came to EP I was overly trusting and I took everyone at face value. I made a lot of friends that way but I also attracted some people that i would never consider true friends, and I even attracted a stalker and his friends. I don't trust people any longer and it...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 1 Response May 13, 2011

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    In The Past...

    There’s a reason, I don’t trust people. I find it hard to trust them because every person I’ve ever opened up to ran away as quickly as they could. Sometimes, if a person gets too close, I push them away before they run. Do you know how much that hurts? To never get close...
    elpatitofeo elpatitofeo 18-21, F Feb 16, 2011

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    I Am Too Trusting

    Being too trusting has led me to begin mistrusting people. I think its a shame as having someone trust you is a good feeling but sadly there are people who abuse that trust and thats what happened to me. You meet people on here who are incredibly nice. People you inherently...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 17, 2013

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    I am 25 years old, and I am to a point in my life, where I just want to shut all my friends down. I feel like I can't trust anyone anymore and I can't rely on them. Plus I feel...
    gabssss23 gabssss23 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

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    My cirlce is for friends I found here. If I add someone I want to chat with him and get to know him. If you want to be added talk to me let us get to know each other and so on and...
    Julia1600 Julia1600 16-17, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    When I was 11, I was raped by one of my dad's friends. I wasn't even supposed to be there but who am I to argue with my dad? We get there and I automatically feel uncomfortable. I...
    niaboo1120 niaboo1120 18-21, F 15 hrs ago

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    I have met a few people that were so reliable and we had a good relationship. Unfortunately after few years things took a bad turn. True intentions were revealed and my trust was...
    Tofi786 Tofi786 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I miss having that person,i could trust a lot..I miss my former best friend.I know things between us weren't always great,in fact they were pretty stressful and just not good at...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    Don't trust too much Don't Love too much Don't Hope too much Because that too much Can hurt so much.. We all learn from experience, ,I find it very hard to trust anyone anymore, I...
    wvcountrylady wvcountrylady 56-60, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I don't trust people after being used during the past few relationships...I don't know if I cannot trust... And I might lose something real over it. How do I let go and learn to...
    MelancholyOysterBoy MelancholyOysterBoy 26-30, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    It's so weird how the actions of people before you ripple outwards and impact your life. I can't stand the thought of just "trusting" someone. People have never given me a reason...
    ThatSenpaiWithTheHat ThatSenpaiWithTheHat 18-21, M 7 Responses 2 days ago

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    Maybe one day I'll learn...😥
    Boxerlove2 Boxerlove2 41-45, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    to be more precise i find it hard to re-trust people that have betrayed my trust on them, like i think twice before giving work to people who can't fulfill their deadline i know...
    aspin aspin 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    First off I will start by saying- 1) I am a very Conscious person 2) I have strong ethics 3) I care about finding answers to my problems and like helping others with there's - if...
    nsight nsight 46-50, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    It's funny when a complete stranger, who you've only spoken to for many 20 minutes, tells you that you can trust them. It's funny when you feel as though you can trust someone, and...
    wishingforrecovery wishingforrecovery 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Well I can trust people just no totally or very few people totally. Sadly it feels like my family members are people I can"t trust totally.
    Maybeincubus Maybeincubus 22-25, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    And I finally think Im right to dont trust people easily. Cause when I finally give them my confidence, thats the moment that they choose to stab me in the back. And I got so much...
    Mirii Mirii 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I've trusted the wrong person before.
    XxAlexandriaxX XxAlexandriaxX 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I've always been like this. I have always had a hard time trusting people. It's not easy for me but what worries me is that if I trust someone completely they'll betray me or hurt...
    bookaholic14 bookaholic14 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    The last time I trusted someone easily was in 7th grade. I had a new friend and I thought they were cool but until they end up hurting me by telling me that they asked out my crush...
    MidnightSadness MidnightSadness 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Honestly it's a GOOD thing to not trust anyone. This day and age no one is trustworthy. (Well barely anyone but there are still some rare gems) Everyone is out for themselves and...
    FightingForHappiness FightingForHappiness 31-35, F 48 Responses a week ago

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    many many MANY people I am around and have met and such, you end up trusting people you shouldn't, maybe family members or people you thought were your friends. but is it natural...
    LoveLessOne97 LoveLessOne97 16-17, F a week ago

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    Don´t trust too much...don´t believe too much...because all that "too much" can hurt you "so much"...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 28

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    I have serious trust issues. I know people who just trust immediately. For me, trust is earned. And if you violate it, even tougher to get it back. If you tell me a reason for...
    drooniedat drooniedat 36-40, M Jun 28

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    when I was in my summer going into 8th grade I told my dark life story to a girl who was going into her junior year in high school. I have emotionally abusive parents and have had...
    Wildeagleflying Wildeagleflying 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 27

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    And it makes me a terrible friend because no matter how close I get to someone I can't trust them. I think way before we go our separate ways and I think that if I tell them my...
    jacithepanda jacithepanda 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    I don't know why but I'm always the last choice or completely ignored. Me: "Yeah you can come to my house when it's midnight. No problem. I'll make sure you're happy before I...
    Lcy2472 Lcy2472 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    I should never be in a relationship.
    stephane28 stephane28 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    My grandma lied about me going to college next year. I trusted her. And now my parents keep asking me to get an eff-ing job. I told them that I'm not ready to get a job. I even...
    supernerd22 supernerd22 16-17, M 2 Responses Jun 24

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    “The only way to know if you can trust somebody is to trust them.” ~Ernest Hemmingway The world is tough. We often hear about and see how one person betrayed another and...
    mindstruggle mindstruggle 22-25, F 10 Responses Jun 24

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    My brain can never stay still on one thing. I try to make the best of whatever I do but I have the concentration span of a two year old kid's bladder.I fidget too much and I...
    Shayala Shayala 18-21, F Jun 23

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    I don't trust anyone on these social media sites. They want you to find dates or find friends off them. Some you can't even trust. How can you trust them when you have people on...
    AwesomeGuyy22 AwesomeGuyy22 22-25, M 2 Responses Jun 19

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    not such afraid but useless to try and thought it frustrates me at times, I accept it and for most part. I let one person know the worst of me and they are no longer around. Sooo...
    ollifer ollifer 36-40, F Jun 19

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    I do,but id rather be cautious than naive any day and if someone can't understand that,that's there problem.This is why i don't like getting close to anyone or getting my hopes up...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 19

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    I trust them very much but at last they showed their true face. It hurts...
    umah1307 umah1307 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 19

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    The smallest things can set me off so easily and I won't tell people when it happens because it's always so silly. Sometimes I wish I could lash out at people without them feeling...
    QuietKitten QuietKitten 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 18

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    You know, it's because of all these fake people out there that the real, sincere ones can't be heard, seen and trusted. Because they lie, they pretend and ultimately backstab that...
    dinosoar0216 dinosoar0216 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 18

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