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I Do Not Trust People Easily

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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 3 Responses Sep 17, 2013

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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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    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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    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 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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I used to be really gullible and I trusted people way to easily . I went through things that were difficult and now I can't trust anyone without being paranoid that they're lying...
    EssSmith EssSmith 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    I'm a generally anxious person who has a severe stutter and deals with social anxiety, so it's understandable that I wouldn't talk to people easily. o_o Offline I generally give...
    Ridiculousity Ridiculousity 18-21 1 Response 1 day ago

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    It's weird because I don't trust people, but I'm an open book to them so there has to be trust there..right?...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    I have been through allot lately and in the past, the past I got beat up ( by girls and boys ) ever sense then I have been scared of people, I don't trust people very well. And...
    100BlackRoses 100BlackRoses 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    Why are people so selfish I can't really trust people because at point they will hurt you but there's nothing you can do about it I try to make sure others are happy but every time...
    Waqasauce01 Waqasauce01 16-17, M Jul 17

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    I feel I trust people too much. I've been used and lied to so much but I never learn. Maybe I have faith in people's humanity? Maybe I'm a dumba$$?
    YLIhououin YLIhououin 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 19

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    I'm kind of terrified to tell anyone my secrets even if it's one of my best friends.. You never know if they backstab you and tell the whole world and then you feel bad because of...
    foreverisabella foreverisabella 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    I give my trust and my heart to people who don't deserve it, and it always comes back to haunt me.
    ashleyynp ashleyynp 18-21, F Jul 15

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    Am i the only one who have trusting issues?! :( It seriously sucks who ever i trust just let me down and they dont worth to be trusted am i fool and dump? Am really tired if...
    sollloo sollloo 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    I have a habit of letting people break down my walls too quickly, I get too sucked in to people and forget to look out for the warning signals until it's too late but by then I am...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    This is true all around. But with my best friend, it isn't an issue of trust as much as an issue of judging. We were both Christian in high school. We stopped being friends for a...
    vlrjspn vlrjspn 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    I don't know why but nowadays I just feel like I can't trust anyone...
    fantaIsatou fantaIsatou 16-17, F Jul 8

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    I'm pretty bad at conversations. In my work, I make regular deliveries to the same places and the same people and I always try to keep conversation to a minimum. Often, someone...
    tungsten4 tungsten4 31-35, M 23 hrs ago

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    Espacially people with influence like teachers or therapists... Bad, bad encounters with the two And also - what do you do when you know your problems but don't find the power OR...
    bat118 bat118 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 30

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    I'm pretty optimistic when it comes to my opinions of people,and I like to see the good in everybody. I tend to expect everyone to be honest, good and keep promises, but...
    almaera almaera 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    Reason why is I started talking to someone here, and told them that id help them out, but they'd end up leaving me behind. They said they wouldn't, so I went into great detail...
    TheAmazingSpiderJoe TheAmazingSpiderJoe 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    In your life you meet people who bring much joy to your life and also people who bring much misery to it. I am very unfortunate because I've had more people who bring me misery in...
    morgan18365 morgan18365 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I just feel scared that if I let anyone see the real me... They might leave me. I don't trust people easily so when I trust someone, it's serious for me.
    MadzG MadzG 13-15, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    trust is something to be earn, for some it takes an instant for others, weeks and some months.... I sadly am in the first category, I tend to trust to easily. I fell in the trap...
    womanonly womanonly 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 6

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    I don't trust people at all, and the few people who have earned my trust know better than to break it. I have been backstabbed more times than I thought possible to withstand. Out...
    BloodMoonWolfbane BloodMoonWolfbane 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I want to trust people. I really do! I've been backstabbed by my closest and bestest friends during high school. I stood up for them, I would have fought for them( was about to too...
    ReachingSoul ReachingSoul 22-25, F Jul 12

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    I have trust issues, mainly because my boyfriend cheated on me with my best friend, and I kept forgiving him an I finally broke up with him like the 100th time they hooked up. It...
    katie4399 katie4399 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Sometimes I literally think my soul is exhausted from the experience of trusting people. Meaning when you first meet someone everything is new rather it's a friendship or a...
    Forbiddenkisses Forbiddenkisses 22-25, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am done with trusting people , every time I trusted someone with all my heart I got backstabbed.
    LostCauseMe LostCauseMe 26-30, M 6 Responses a week ago

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    I have a trusting problem I trust people way too easy and they stab me in the back
    dominick5 dominick5 13-15, M 5 hrs ago

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    I have trust issues, and when I feel like I'm being lied to, or feel as if I'm being taken for granted or frustrated for whatever reason, i block people out.. It's kind of just my...
    Linkson Linkson 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 28

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    I don't like to trust people to quickly I have been used to many times. I like getting to know people quicker.
    samdavis3 samdavis3 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 6

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    It's really hard to trust people when you've been let down time after time again
    alyssabay alyssabay 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I find it extremely difficult to trust people because of past experiences. I keep myself very guarded and I struggle to let anyone in.
    curiousgirl1214 curiousgirl1214 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    I don't trust people, it doesn't really need any explanation.
    HannibalQ HannibalQ 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I don't really fit in with other who treat me like I'm a retard because I don't open up to people and have a social skill that I need to chat with them. I have hate when they treat...
    sham17 sham17 26-30, F Jun 28

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    Ok soo fake people... A lot of people think they have real friends but they don't realize that their supposedly best friend is a fake and a back stabber. It's hard to trust people...
    foreverisabella foreverisabella 13-15, F Jul 5

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    I have apparently been doing that since I was a baby in my crib. My mom says I would always just observe what everyone else was doing and I can see that because I do that today. I...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    I don't know what to do anymore. I have two older sisters that are so much better than me. They're major Christians and they're pretty... They're what my family wants them to be...
    justagirl11893 justagirl11893 13-15, F a week ago

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    Why do I become emotionally attached to guys too soon/too easily or not at all? I've tried and tried to not be that way, but that seems to be the only way I fall for guys. If I don...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 43 mins ago

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    people except me to tell my life story so easily like things didnt happen that changed me. many people have gone through what i have and are perfectly fine and are happy people. i...
    internationalinspire internationalinspire 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    It's not people I don't trust, it's relationships and friendships. The people themselves are usually fine, it's easy to find people you can trust once you know what lies look like...
    sammykins101 sammykins101 22-25, M Jul 5

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    I've personally never really had a good sense with guys. I've always liked the guys no one would ever give a second glance at. But I tend to like people too quickly. I'm not saying...
    rachelharperr rachelharperr 13-15, F Jul 6

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    This may appeal to be your regular, cliché, stereotypical 'I have trust issues' post. One cannot deny the simple fact that actually, yes, it is that. My trust issues stemmed from...
    boneache boneache 18-21, F Jul 12

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    Im posting this for the ones who hate god, who think god hates certain people, who think those of us who follow Jesus and gods word (bible) are fools. If you take the time to read...
    HeyIThappens HeyIThappens 18-21 Jul 19

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    I've had a pretty.. Different life I would say. I've been separated from my family and reunited and things like that and done some really bad choices that have influenced my life...
    Answeringyou35 Answeringyou35 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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