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I Don't Trust Anyone

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    Past Experiences Effecting Me Now.

    Hi. I'm Jackie. I'm in my early 30's, married, I have 2 children from 2 prior relationships and 2 step children. I guess a little background to kick this off is probably the place to start. During infancy, my mother met my dad. It was unknown to me that this man wasn't my...
    Jackie1981 Jackie1981 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 10, 2013

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    Looking into the world I see alone a

    chrysanthemum, Lonely loneliness, And death approaches. Abandoned by guru and friend, I stand like the lonely juniper Which grows among rocks, Hardened and tough. Loneliness is my habit- I grew up in loneliness. Like a rhinoceros Loneliness is my companion- I converse with...
    trilo2 trilo2 18-21, M Jan 16

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    I Really Trust No One

    I think it more wise to be this way.  Humans will always fail one another.  I'd trust a dog or cat more so than any human, but even a beloved pet can turn on ya. I am sure the trust issue stems from my own upbringing.  I was raised in an unpredictable violent home.  Maybe it...
    gurucarcar gurucarcar 41-45 1 Response Jan 20, 2012

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    I Seriously Don'T Understand Anyone Who Has A Trusting Relationship,

    Hell, I don’t even trust myself half the time, how the **** could you possibly tell anyone your secrets and expect them to not ******* tell everyone?
    AnonAgent AnonAgent 22-25, M May 11, 2013

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    I Feel..

    I feel like people just tell me what I want to hear.   TELL ME THE TRUTH.
    sball123 sball123 16-18, F 3 Responses Dec 3, 2007

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    I Can'T Take Another Knife In My Back.!

    I had a miserable childhood, suffered severe physical and mental abuse from both my parents. Over the years both my mother and father have let me down. My father's just never been there for me, only interested in his life.My mother has stabbed me in the back.The first time...
    Goalady Goalady 36-40 4 Responses Feb 26, 2013

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    To Trust Another Is To Betray Thyself?

     I just don't trust anyone. I can't, it tears me up. I can't trust someone's love I can't trust interest, I can't trust anything, especially anyone to stick by me the more they get to know me. People never expect my personality to my appearance, they never expect what...
    imustbecrazy imustbecrazy 18-21 1 Response Feb 18, 2010

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    How to trust when, in the past,

    your best friends become your bullies? How to trust people when you're trapped in ourselves? How can you trust when your best friend has moved and, a month later, he already gave more news? How can you trust when the only boy you loved and was your childhood friend turns you...
    WhatDontKillYou WhatDontKillYou 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 14

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    Betrayal

    My cousin ratted me out to my family about trying to make time with my cousin-in-law.  Im gonna try and keep this short.  Me and my cousin-in-law are a little closer than you should be (she is beautiful and a ****)  Well, the cousin that ratted me out was all...
    dirtdevil dirtdevil 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 3, 2007

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    Betrayed Too Many Times

    I don’t trust anyone anymore because I have betrayed too many times by people I believed I could trust. I’ve told them personal things in strictest confidence and told them not to mention anything to anyone. What do they go and do? Go round and tell everyone what I told them...
    Amsterdamed Amsterdamed 36-40, M 2 Responses Oct 29, 2012

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    I Am Almost Ready to Leave This Group! : )

    I am feeling so much better with trusting people in my life.  I still have barriers, and things that deter my progress, but I'm not as guarded as I was when I first joined this group.  [Hey - guess all the money spent on therapists wasn't wasted...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 5 Responses Dec 21, 2008

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    I've trusted ppl in the past

    and it turned out bad. I've been manipulated more times than I can count. I was abused to many times. I'm trying to trust ppl more but it's insanely hard. Since its the Internet it's also hard to. I'm sorry to my friends if I freak out but I don't know who to trust in this...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 14

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    Old Patterns

    I generally still have a pattern going on of "Keep away from people, it's safer/happier to be alone' I am a strong person, mentally, emotionally and constantly looking at 'positive thinking' type literature and being responsible for my own reality etc etc - I am a survivor of...
    GardenFaery GardenFaery 41-45 3 Responses Nov 11, 2012

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    And thats the best thing I ever promised myself

    to do. because no one deserves the trust and no one deserves to have their trust betrayed.
    Mei95 Mei95 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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    Not Fully At Least.....

    I let myself trust someone to a certain degree. . but I will never let my guard completely down with anyone. being that vulnerable is not a good thing. Over the last few months, i've tried trusting people completely. But then I stopped. They either didn't trust me. Or they lied...
    Greeneyedandcurious Greeneyedandcurious 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 4, 2012

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    NOT ANYMORE. I am not trusting my heart to

    anyone anymore. I want to play it safe. No expectations no hurt.
    iamnotshy iamnotshy 22-25 Jan 7

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    Trust Issue

    No i don't trust nobody, but it's not me it's you your the reason why i'm feeling like i can't trust you. See i done trust too freely an it got me feeling used an angry. I told myself i will never trust a mutherfuck again. I done with trusting all of ya'll. I dont need to trust...
    Shy024 Shy024 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 28, 2013

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    I trusted the wrong people

    and i thought i could turn to someone but when i did and i explained my feelings they told me to stop being so pathetic and that its all bollocks. I need to sort everything out, put my head straight and try to make things better for myself because i personally agree i am...
    GoToHellForHeavensSake GoToHellForHeavensSake 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 9

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    What Is Trust?

    ....I should say first that I trust people to behave in the way I have so far observed them to behave. I do not trust people to understand what I say, and as a consequence what they say becomes irrelevant as it is a response to a fictional character, not the actual me.  ..I try...
    username11111 username11111 22-25 2 Responses Jan 14, 2011

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    Friendship Hurts.......

    "Best friends are like bread knives, they can help you lots but they can hurt you badly too." I am not here to ask you to open yourself to anyone or trust anyone.Cause believe me I have tried and I always end up hurting myself. This is not about a boyfriend or girlfriend...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 27, 2013

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    Trust One Person And You'd End Up Risking Your Life Into It

    seriously. i'm used to believe honest people do exist in the world. it's just people usually refuse to acknowledge them and treat them as idiots instead. i still believe it even now. the problem is... i don't know if they actually exist in my environment. maybe my expectations...
    shinjiranai shinjiranai 18-21 Dec 26, 2012

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    Poor Mewling Me, Right? No!

    I put that title to ensure that I committed to not bitching. HOWEVER... no, really, I need to remember that not (anyone really) everyone on this site is as candid as I am. I want to find someone who is real so much (in any but purely a purely sexual capacity) so badly, I will...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jun 3, 2012

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    GOD - If I Could Just Trust One Person ....

    It's just so funny.   People who do trust must think that we are crazy.  But I can honestly say that I trust no one - and I HATE this feeling.  I am so scared to trust anyone, that I just can't bring my walls down. I have...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 19 Responses Nov 15, 2008

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    Not a single soul. Everyone one I trust,

    ends up betraying me. When I choose to tell "A" something about me, I expect and trust him or her to keep it to themselves, and not tell it to others, no matter what I have chosen to tell him or her to. Even my husband does not keep things about myself to himself. I can trust...
    enragedmisfit enragedmisfit 26-30, F Jun 24

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    Nor Myself So they say you can't love another

    unless you learn to love yourself. Huh.... Guess that applies to trusting others. I have messed-up so much in my life.... I don't trust myself.
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 4 Responses Dec 9, 2013

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    HAVING to believe in things; trusting what the

    heart tells; believing to someone because they show you that they also into it and you fall for it; trusting that in time things happen and putting your faith in it. Screw that. Sometimes we have to let the mind-over-heart rule. Its extremely disappointing to have put all your...
    iamnotshy iamnotshy 22-25 1 Response Apr 5

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    I've been let down by my fiancé.

    He's betrayed my trust by cheating on me, lying to me, lying to others about me and now he's gone and told someone the reasons I had the termination. I can't trust him or anyone else. Self realisation... I am completely alone.
    Jenezebel Jenezebel 22-25, F Apr 18

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    My body aches from mistakes be trade by lust,

    You lied to me so much that in nothing I trust!
    mrniceguy1979 mrniceguy1979 31-35, M Jul 7

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    EP Book

    I am very suspicious  of this project that EP are going to embark on whereas they compile your stories and publish them in a book. If i wanted my life and my experiences published in a book for all the world to read then i would have done so and kept all the royalties for myself...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Oct 14, 2013

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    If i have spent my whole life hearing one thing,

    trying to tell me any different now is pointless. Now on the outside i may seem happy and confident, but that couldn't be farther from the truth. I actually almost hate myself. I know there is nothing really special about me. I am not very smart, pretty or talented. I have come...
    babybop12 babybop12 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 7

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    I hate everone in my life ;

    even the one i used to love ; its like i'm looking for an oportunity to just leave everyone ! I feel so lonely ; my bf always hangs out with his friends after midnight ! And im alone at home ! Sleep at 12 ! He says he is with his guy friends !! But i dont believe that at all...
    Nazanin93 Nazanin93 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 13

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    I Don'T Trust Anyone

    I don't trust anyone because I was betrayed so many times by people I trusted most. I used to think that they were my friends, but at the end I realized that I can't trust them. Every person who comes into my life, ends breaking my heart. I don't know anymore who is telling me...
    acyssey92 acyssey92 18-21 Apr 6, 2013

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    I don't trust people especially religious

    people due to notoriety and being very judgmental also I am very selective about who I socialize and be friends with now. I can't stand fake people and disloyalty. I barely have friends, and I like to keep my life private.
    walt79 walt79 31-35, M Dec 29, 2013

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    No one is one hundred percent trustworthy,

    not even family. Just like anyone else they are capable of turning on me one day. You can never know about anyone. You can go your whole life thinking you know someone and one day you realize you don't. I have to know that they are who they are...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses May 13

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    I just cant.

    😞😞😞😞😞😆😆😆😆
    miracle98 miracle98 18-21, F Jan 12

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    Trusting Trust

    Talking to people is never easy for me. I am always afraid at the most sudden and abrupt second they will vanish. Not for a while, permanently. I do not trust even those I speak to on a daily occasion. Someday, they will not be in my life. I, therefore, keep people at a...
    startingpointguard33 startingpointguard33 26-30, M 6 Responses Mar 27, 2012

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    To trust in others is an oxymoron.

    It goes against the fundamental natural laws, it is the very antithesis of existence, it unravels the fabrics of reality. If people make the preposterous claim that you can trust them, they are doing so merely to hurt you.
    UvedorTheForgotten UvedorTheForgotten 16-17, M 1 Response May 10

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    Which is one reason why I'm paranoid of sharing

    any of my work, especially online with strangers. I love to write poetry, stories and I always do philosophical and/or scientific theorizing on certain subjects and one of my worst fears is someone stealing it, and getting famous off of it or something, which may sound...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    Because nobody trusts me,

    not even my friends my family or the woman i care about. So i stopped giving Fs and stopped trusting people. They can leave when they like and i will not cry over them. Good riddance. I wasnt gonna cheat or abandon anyone, but if this is what i get from the universe then so be...
    sleazedup sleazedup 26-30, M May 13

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    Maybe I Should Add This As A Goal

    Problem is, I do trust people, and it always ends up being the wrong people. I get hurt, swear I'm never going to give anyone the power to hurt me again, and build a barrier for a little while. Then, I allow the barrier to be broken, and it's the same thing, over and over. I do...
    missmisunderstood missmisunderstood 31-35, F 15 Responses Nov 10, 2009

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    Do you see the scars!

    Up and down their arms. Do you see the tears that fall for their eyes! No! But inside they're terrified. Terrified of never being good enough never meeting this perfect person created by social media. Telling them self night after night you shoulda done this better you shouldn't...
    Pogopanda Pogopanda 13-15, F Jan 13

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    I Dont Trust And I Dont Regret It

    i dont trust anyone including my family ,siblings ,everybody .and i dont really regret this,ppl dont deserve trust. noone does u cant trust stranger because they will abuse ur trust u cant trust family because u wont be able to deal with the **** they do and how they will be...
    dead6 dead6 22-25 8 Responses Aug 30, 2012

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    Can't trust no one nowadays.

    .. I have no respect for LIARS & CHEATERS
    Persayous Persayous 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 3

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    I Left My Old Town

    Almost a year ago I left my town, I came to the capital because I wanted to left behind the people who hurt me so many times. I just want to forget, but I always remember all the things that they done. Frequently I go to my town, I feel happy seeing my family but at the same...
    acyssey92 acyssey92 18-21 2 Responses Apr 6, 2013

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    I think your right this site is nothing

    but trouble. And i think its people taking advantage of other week minded people.
    pros1con pros1con 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 7, 2013

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    I Hear Ya.

    I've been wondering why it is so darn hard to forgive some people in my life for some pretty minor offenses. Then this morning I woke up with some insight.My trust level (measured on a scale of 0-10), on any given day, is about 0-.000001. To let my guard down even an inch takes...
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    I feel like I can't trust anyone anymore,

    even my "friends". I only have 3 close friends but I rarely open up to them, and when I do I just get the vibe that they're judging me. Maybe it's just me being paranoid but they don't seem to care or will act a bit strange. They also ***** to me a lot about other people they...
    mblo2984 mblo2984 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 11

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    Everyone Can Be A Backstabber

    Half my problem is, I'm always nice to people. That's my downfall. I've thought that because people are being seemingly nice, they must be genuine, and my efforts to be nice to them will surely work. I've been stabbed in the back before, too many times to count. But this time...
    delaneybyron delaneybyron 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 11, 2012

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    You May Not Trust Anyone But You Want To Believe

    Hi everyone I am sorry but I am am nearly 50 years old and all my life i have tried to do good for many people believing that what goes around comes around, however i have to report that nearly after half a century of life I can honestly say I have given more than taken and...
    cyeye07 cyeye07 46-50, F 1 Response May 11, 2010

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    Good Idea

    i have never trusted anyone, you let people get too close, you tell them all about you. Theres all was something they dont like about you or what happens more often is that they turn into compelete ******** and use it against you..doesn't happen all the time but it is sometimes...
    lmpulsive lmpulsive 18-21, M Jan 23, 2010

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    Ignorance Is Bliss.

    I would think that most people would find that statement offensive. I do. The idea of being happy, satisfied and unconcerned or occupied with question or doubt as a result of my ignorance makes me shiver with regret and disappointment. As I think more deeply, yet still simply...
    fetish27 fetish27 46-50, F 12 Responses Jun 14, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    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 learned the hard way in losing trust in my parents. Last week during an argument, my dad claimed:" I could care less about you, my mom died already, there's no worse feeling. I...
    confusedsoul88 confusedsoul88 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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