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I Do Not Trust People Easily

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     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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    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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    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 2 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 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...
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    Trust is like a mirror. Once you clean off the surface, you can see deeper, and with more detail than before. I trusted people, trusted them with my life, only to be betrayed. I...
    TheMusician4231 TheMusician4231 13-15, F Aug 4

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    Basically, by observing everyone around me... It makes it hard to even think about trusting people. I'm a very cautious person. So it's really difficult for me to let my guard down...
    Nitram13 Nitram13 18-21, F Aug 3

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    i dont know why ...i trust people too easy when we get along and chat alittle .and now i think im stupid .. ^_^ but when they give their trust to me i make sure they wont be...
    kakeru14 kakeru14 22-25, M Aug 13

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    I fell in love with a girl. After knowing her for a period of time, we started dating. I later found out she had cheated on me multiple times with different people. Due to her...
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    I've been in a relationship with a girl whom i thought was "the one" and really gave everything for this person. I opened up and shared everything and listened to her and gave her...
    ricenix ricenix 18-21, M Aug 12

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    Trust takes years to earn and seconds to break.
    Faiithh Faiithh 16-17, F Aug 12

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    I know life would be easier if I could just forget what people in my life have been to me and meant to me, but it's hard. People who I've cared for who are no longer in my life...
    MAT5629 MAT5629 41-45, F 1 day ago

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    I distilled something about myself last night whilst playing chess with my fiance in a team together, against the computer. When I've made up my mind that something is the right...
    cloudsoflife cloudsoflife 26-30, M Jul 31

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    People will come in the name of help, but deep inside they are up to something, it makes my brain hurt, knowing that everybody needs help, but if you let people in, they Fack you...
    roxanz roxanz 22-25, M Aug 22

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    It makes me wonder what they have to hide? I mean i like the fact some people feel comfortable and safe enough to use their actual pictures, instead of generic ep avatars, or...
    Anth9012 Anth9012 22-25, M Aug 7

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    It's been so hard to find a friend that you can say a TRUE one. Coz people now a days it's like TELL AND TELL AND TELL! Until the word came back to you with extensions.
    ElleFrancene ElleFrancene 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    i just hope i could get rid you!
    littleana littleana 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I don't know why I've always have suspicions
    killerinstinke killerinstinke 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 30

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    So many have left.... I just feel like whenever I get too close they just drift away. It always happens.
    Oneandonly3 Oneandonly3 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 30

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    I swear no ones genuine anymore 😔
    arabella1108 arabella1108 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 31

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    I try to be as honest as I can in relationships. This is me, wherever I am. My picture is up in any social media site. Unfortunately someone betrayed my trust by putting up on a...
    wingeyes wingeyes 31-35, F Aug 9

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    I used to be so naive. Sometimes I wish I could have that innocence back...to be able to see the world through the eyes of a girl who only knew of sheltered happiness. Of course...
    SupernovaxGirl SupernovaxGirl 26-30 1 Response Aug 12

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    I don't trust people very easily... But once I do, I tend to give too much and still get burned...
    pandora1357 pandora1357 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 15

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    I have trouble trusting people cause I have been hurt so much in the past...I want to trust again but they usually turn on me and hurt me
    CountryBabs321 CountryBabs321 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 6

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    I trust people too easily and I just get stabed in the back
    dominick6 dominick6 13-15, M 5 Responses Aug 9

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    Yeah, I trust people too easily!
    MatthewWolf MatthewWolf 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 16

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    I had been betrayed by a someone who was very close 2 me ever since that time I find it hard to trust people.I try to forgive the person who betrayed me but its very hard because...
    miizfaduma miizfaduma 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    every time I trust someone it blows up in my face. I trust fairly easily tho. plus I have such low self esteem I think I'm fat.... ugly.... a mistake..... hurt everyone I meet
    ashleysokolik ashleysokolik 13-15, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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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 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I just can't ever trust people, it's so easy for people to lie, or come up behind you and kill you man! I don't trust people, not my friends, family, nobody. I trusted one, but she...
    GuuIsAwesome GuuIsAwesome 18-21, M Aug 12

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    Trusting people in particular has always been a problem for me. I have been through some pretty harrowing times in my life but it used to take very little for me to trust people...
    bec413 bec413 18-21, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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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 5 days ago

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    Everytime I think I can trust people they prove me wrong and I realise that I can't that people are just the same, they don't trust you because they are hurting and try and hurt u...
    Ameliaaaa Ameliaaaa 26-30, F Aug 2

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    Its a pain to trust people...especially if you're someone like me who only trusts a person after knowing them for many years.The worst part of telling someone something is probably...
    ZnikiZ ZnikiZ 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    Why should I trust people when all they do is hurt me, I don't know who to trust anymore. I hate feeling this pain and depressment, sometimes it's just easier to shut people out...
    Jaymerz97 Jaymerz97 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    I tend to not trust people, always second guessing or questioning what they say! I've had a great family life and have been surrounded by great friends but still! Men seem to...
    Devotedmom77 Devotedmom77 36-40, F 6 Responses Aug 2

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    He chased me for about three months; when I finally decided to give him my phone number, when I told him that I don't trust people he said: "we'll work on that problem" but to me...
    SmartnDangerous SmartnDangerous 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 6

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    It will take alot for me to trust people because I've got trust issues, it's not as bad as it use to be but it's still bad enough to make a difference.
    Matchitehew Matchitehew 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 7

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    I have lost my faith in true love. It doesn't exist actually, not among the humans. They're all so shallow inside. If you look deep down, they're way too selfish. Everyone is with...
    Xyanii Xyanii 22-25, F 8 Responses Aug 13

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    •_• no more trusting people•_• especially not with my heart anymore •_• people just like using and breaking it •_• I'm done •_• I wish I could just throw my...
    Angel2345 Angel2345 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    Trusting people can be the hardest thing for me especially the people that's close to me.
    Fabgal1 Fabgal1 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Pisanthrophobia is the fear of trusting people due to bad past experiences.
    LamPake LamPake 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    I'm very quiet and shy to most people until I warm up to then which could literally take years because I have a hard time trusting people and letting them in. I worry that I come...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    I don't try to look for ugly meanings in beautiful things. Without charming, its corrupted. I don't judge people and the life they chose to be. As one is defined by the choices...
    NonchalantEros NonchalantEros 31-35, M 24 mins ago

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    I tried to beat back the notion of fate, serendipity and predetermination when it comes to people but as my life goes on and the more I think about it, the more it seems to make...
    Lov3intheasylum Lov3intheasylum 31-35, F 1 hr ago