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I Don't Know Who to Trust

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    Who?

    TRUST is defined as assured reliance on the character, ability, strength or truth of someone or something on in which confidence is placed.   Trust has always been an issue with me, as a child I was lead to believe that everyone's out to get you in some way, as I grew...
    drkiris drkiris 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 13, 2010

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    Betrayed and Hurt

    Most of the times its my best friends that have really hurt me. All the people I trusted and loved n held close to my heart have left me one by one. In times of trouble, they refused to help me... Let alone help, they chose not to believe in me. And this has left an impact on my...
    Sofia Sofia 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 8, 2007

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    Is It Just Me?

    Is it just me or lately everyone is SO predictable? You meet someone, both of you get closer and sometimes it doesn't get past stage 2 before you regret ever tried to have that someone as a friend... people are just too disappointing! Even if you get to know them for 3 to 4...
    soulme soulme 18-21, F Feb 13, 2010

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    Smh On Trust

    i can only trust the most high,....sometimes i cant even trust myself.
    aliceinwonderment aliceinwonderment 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 13, 2010

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    I Dont Fully Trust Many People

     its too hard , my whole life people have betrayed me and f'ed me over ... even people who were supposed to be my best friends ... i dont know  i feel that trust is earned not fully given and i wont give any of it to anyone for the most part ... i trust people when...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 28, 2007

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    People Are So Predictably Backstabbing

    It's hard to trust people anymore. People in this country (New Zealand) are very dishonest and they tend to do a lot of drugs and drinking and stuff like that. We have problems with child poverty, drinking, gangs and smoking and issues such as Maori rights which divide people...
    Franurtle Franurtle 26-30, M Nov 9, 2012

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    The Greatest Risk

    Trusting man is always a risk.  Every man is prone to human weakness and no one is infallible. With that knowledge comes the fear of trust. Who do I trust?  Because, trust opens you up to the deepest hurts possible. The person you trust has the ability to hurt you when...
    eternalhope eternalhope 41-45, F 6 Responses Aug 23, 2010

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    Alone In My Head

    I don’t know who I can trust anymore, I feel so alone. My father raped me when I was 10 and I think it's affected me, whenever a boy tries to get close to me I cant trust him, people tell me I’m pretty but I don’t feel pretty, I feel disgusting... I just don’t know what...
    rosyberg rosyberg 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 27, 2011

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    Nobody

    If I can't trust you, then we have a problem. I can trust 1 person in my life & thats about it.
    ascs ascs 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 14, 2009

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