I Don't Trust Easily Anymore

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    When everyone you've ever known has let you

    down this is what happens. Trust must be earned and proven. I hold my cards close to my chest for this reason. Most ppl don't know much about me for this reason.
    rememberthegirl rememberthegirl
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Sep 18, 2015

    I know that I have trust issue.

    It's a hard thing to decide to trust someone. Even it's a hard thing if I trust someone automatically, against my desire. But there's a little different on EP. Anonymous make me feel more safe to share my feeling, although I still can't share everything for every friend here...
    Muramasha Muramasha
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 8

    No. When someone you love fills your head full

    of lies, it's hard to know what you can count on.
    lifealwayschanges lifealwayschanges
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Jun 26, 2015

    Well, I would say anymore.

    I have trust issues for sure. I was raised in an abusive household. the ones who should of loved me unconditionally didn't. I met a great guy who ultimately didn't see me as enough... I have had "friends" call me awful names to my face. so it takes a while to trust that what...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Mar 29

    I don't trust people easily.

    Sometimes I don't know what to believe anymore. I mean it's like a person is very nice but then they show their true colors. Smh..
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Feb 25, 2015

    Society & Such

    Soon after changing my appearance to suit what I like (aka cutting my hair short and dying it red), I realized how ****** up society is. Back when I had long, blonde hair, a bunch of people called me pretty. Random strangers would walk up to me and say they liked my hair, etc. A...
    ariadnewalsh ariadnewalsh
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 16, 2013

    We are often let down by the most trusted people

    and loved by the most unexpected ones. Some makes us cry for things we haven't done, while others ignore our faults and just see our smile. Some leave us when we need them most, while some stay with us even when we ask them to leave. The world is a mixture of people. We just...
    lovinglife699 lovinglife699
    51-55, F
    3 Responses Feb 18, 2015

    Hemingway once said, "The way to find out

    if you can trust someone is to trust them." That's not always so easy when you've been burned so many times.
    savoy2 savoy2
    46-50, M
    1 Response Jan 7

    It has been said "time heals all wounds" I do

    not agree. The wounds remain. In time, the mind, protecting its sanity, covers them with scar tissue and the pain lessens. But it is never gone
    lovinglife699 lovinglife699
    51-55, F
    5 Responses Dec 14, 2014

    I use to date someone how cheated on be once.

    I Gave him/her another chance and, the next day when I went to "surprise visit" him/her I saw him/her kissing another girl.
    IsabellaMarieVargas IsabellaMarieVargas
    13-15, F
    1 Response Nov 28, 2015

    I hate it when I let my guard down

    and I'm forced to lift it again
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Jun 8, 2015

    I can't even trust myself these days

    so how can I trust someone else...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    5 Responses Jun 9, 2015
    LadyHeartnMind LadyHeartnMind
    31-35, F
    Dec 15, 2015

    I don't know how I'll ever get past this with

    someone. My heart feels like a pile of rubble.
    savoy2 savoy2
    46-50, M
    1 Response Dec 1, 2015

    I don't trust people.

    especially when you try to say all the right things to get what you want. if I can't trust you, you don't belong in my life.
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Jun 12, 2015

    I think it's so crazy how there are billions of

    people in the world yet it's so hard to find one trust worthy person lmfao
    mamitaaa mamitaaa
    26-30, F
    9 Responses Jun 4, 2014

    I am as a rule a very easy going person

    who takes people at face value. I trust that they are being as honest as I always am. For the second time I have had someone I considered a friend leave EP without a word. I ask myself, what will it take for me to stop putting my faith in people and believe they are true to...
    Narbflaith Narbflaith
    66-70, F
    1 Response Oct 4, 2015

    I'm just so alone on earth other

    than my 12 year mistake hes ruined my life and wants me to stay the bad things is I have to because of the trouble he has caused and continues to.i just want someone I can relate to.
    doneinbydunn doneinbydunn
    46-50, F
    4 Responses Dec 8, 2015

    There are numerous older men in the world

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    emilyccaa emilyccaa
    26-30, F
    Dec 8, 2015

    Everyone who I have added to my circle,

    and I hope you know who you are. I have one thing to say, thank you, thank you for being my friends I greatly appreciate it. Thank you
    SilverSapphireDragon SilverSapphireDragon
    16-17, M
    Jan 4

    Say nothing trust no one .

    .......,,,,,,..........
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Feb 22

    I don't trust easily anymore

    because I found out that a few of my close/best friends talked behinds back, also I've told them secrets that I wish nobody else would know.. The next day the whole grade knows and even a few teachers.. From that day on I'll make sure be careful to who I tell secrets too...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jan 4, 2015

    People ask me, 'why is it

    so hard for you to trust people?' I ask, 'Why is it so hard to keep a promise?'
    XxmakaronxX XxmakaronxX
    13-15, F
    1 Response Feb 6

    when you've been betrayed countless times by

    people who swore they were honest for as long I have then you learn to not trust as easily. my trust is one of the hardest things to achieve most days now. my days of trusting people or letting them slide are over. it takes a whole lot to earn my trust and even if you manage to...
    SladeBolinLeaderofEp SladeBolinLeaderofEp
    18-21, M
    Feb 22

    when was the last time you held your breathe

    till you almost passed out just please your woman. when I want to trust again I will but for now I just don't want to. the fact is that you lie no matter what and I can't trust and it is less of you to think that I should. if I can feel as you do then you under...
    truthzonetwork823 truthzonetwork823
    26-30, F
    Feb 22

    Don't trust what you see,

    even salt look like sugar
    sapiosexualninerd sapiosexualninerd
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Oct 16, 2015

    I have dealt with too many liars

    and fakes and users, so it takes a bit to earn my trust. But once you do, I am a very loyal and caring friend.
    ErraticSarcastic ErraticSarcastic
    31-35, F
    Dec 29, 2015

    The Death Of Pollyanna...

    Maybe this is just an experience that comes with living. Maybe I got here so late because I married young and therefore got my delusions later in life. But I'm coming to learn that people aren't often what they portray themselves to be. And the Perpetual Pollyanna finally...
    onceandfutureglow onceandfutureglow
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Mar 24, 2012

    because I´ve been cheated by too much people.

    Twice in my life my trust costed me almost my life. But I´ve learnt.
    Loretta78 Loretta78
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Dec 10, 2015

    Leaving ep.... have you ever thought of leaving?

    I've made some really good friends and it makes me feel sad to leave but ep can really hurt you too. I may come back one day
    Livit Livit
    51-55, F
    7 Responses Dec 5, 2015

    I've never trusted easily

    but get betrayed by that one person you loved above all...a wound that never heals. It takes someone very special to see that and want to put in the work to help ease the bleeding. Someone who thinks that you are worth the trouble. Thank you TD. :)
    savoy2 savoy2
    46-50, M
    Nov 27, 2015

    ...and sometimes I trust too easily!

    The trick is finding out who is worth trusting. I normally have pretty good instincts but sometimes I can be misled. I am thankful for my good friends who help guide me back to the right path.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jul 27, 2015

    So I grew up trusting too much

    and loving people. I gave people benefit of the doubt I would encourage and support them. I woul be fully honest and I would be transparent. It didn't dawn on me until in my mid 20s that maybe just maybe the reason for my anxiety, stress, anger, resentment, low confidence and...
    matthew3187 matthew3187
    26-30, M
    3 Responses Aug 25, 2015

    I Wonder!

    I wonder if he's telling the truth? I wonder if it's all in my mind? I wonder if he thinks of me? I wonder why he doesn't know I think of him? I wonder what would happen if I told him? I wonder why our life revolves around love? I wonder what would be if he knew the real me...
    maxwell maxwell
    46-50, F
    4 Responses Jul 12, 2007

    It is pretty sad that we have to watch my

    family members carefully because they tend to steal things.
    dontgitbit dontgitbit
    31-35, M
    3 Responses Dec 8, 2015

    Years of emotional and verbal abuse can cause

    so many problems. You feel like you aren't worthy of anything better and that nobody will be good to you. Trust is earned...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Feb 24

    why I don't trust anyone.

    1) they have big mouths 2) fear of betrayal 3) they don't care.
    theyellowpage theyellowpage
    16-17, F
    1 Response Feb 5, 2015

    A woman with trust issues is a woman who’s

    heard “i promise i’ll never hurt you” too many times with actions that told otherwise... slw
    submissivelittlewoman submissivelittlewoman
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Mar 5, 2015

    I hate it when people don't do what they told

    you. I know people may not be that important to you so words you say to them mean nothing to you but dang it! just don't say anything just for the sake of it. If you don't have intention to do it, don't bother saying it. "People is only as good as their word." Did I say it right...
    soyyoprincesa soyyoprincesa
    22-25, F
    Nov 20, 2015

    Turns out my "dad" tricked me

    so he could my daughters social security and claim her! Im sick and tired of his manipulation and pushiness, with everything!!
    theresajanelle theresajanelle
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jan 22

    Because of you I do not trust Because of you I

    sit and cry I want to love again Don't ask me why
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Jun 8, 2015

    I don't trust my husband anymore,

    after a lot of "little lies" I found that he has a sex lover on line, then months later I saw his profile on a dating site, and his sister disrespected me and introduce him with her friend to maybe date her while we were engage, I talk to him about all this and how he makes me...
    ladywarrior100 ladywarrior100
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Feb 5

    To people who read my posts they are probably

    used to the fact that I never send out any negative vibes, but there's a first time for all. I have learnt that trust is a very valuable thing, I should think a hundred times before giving it away. I've always thought I can easily judge who to trust and who not to. Today I was...
    BeatTheBest BeatTheBest
    18-21, M
    Apr 10, 2014

    People say they care,

    but they prove that they don't. They say they will be honest with me, and lie through their teeth. They say they will always be there for me, and then leave me when I need them the most. Why should I trust what anyone says anymore if I only get hurt? It just makes me want to...
    ErraticSarcastic ErraticSarcastic
    31-35, F
    5 Responses May 16, 2015

    One bitten twice shy?

    Rose tinted glasses?Who knows I let people in too quickly and easily.. Become attached and hurt ..ill add you if I think you will have a positive effect on my mental wellbeing.. I like a laugh and a joke, I enjoy intelligent convo and talk about media, music and most stuff girly...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Feb 8

    I Have Problems

    trusting people. Major problems. Probably because every time I trusted someone, up until this year, I was betrayed. So now, I just wait for people I 'let in' to turn on me and hurt me. I know I need to get over it, but how do you get over 19 years of hurt? How do you trust when...
    Treval Treval
    22-25, F
    6 Responses May 11, 2007

    So if ya'll didn't know what a fvckboy is,

    he is someone who will basically go after girls in a very sneaky way, even if he is in a relationship. Here are some signs he's a fvckboy: 1. He's real smooth 2. Never establishes a name for your relationship 3. Calls you cute nicknames even tho you're not together 4. Has a lot...
    Smileydork Smileydork
    16-17, F
    4 Responses Jan 31

    Just when you think you can trust someone

    completely, they let you down. I should have known better.
    savoy2 savoy2
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Nov 29, 2015

    Let's just say...if you're only interested in me

    for lulzy purposes or if you're a troll, you and I aren't going to get along at all. But if you're genuinely interested in me or have similar tastes to me, then i'll consider it.
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13
    22-25, M
    Feb 24

    my trust in people is

    so beyond broken that I really don't see anyone ever wanting to put up with me long enough to gain it
    Sunshineh13 Sunshineh13
    22-25, F
    12 Responses Aug 27, 2014

    There are numerous older men in the world

    who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to find women for dating and companionship. The spokesperson reports that many older men have started finding perfect companions through their...
    julieccaa11 julieccaa11
    26-30, F
    Dec 10, 2015

    There are numerous older men in the world

    who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to find women for dating and companionship. The spokesperson reports that many older men have started finding perfect companions through their...
    signeccaa signeccaa
    26-30, F
    Feb 24

    They say every choice you make decides what

    kind of person you're turning out to be.In this life it's easy to get influenced by fellow people and choice accordingly. Thing is there are no friends here.This is not really heaven that people wish good for you. You can't trust anyone. Find a good book and some genuine people...
    ThisIsMeYeah2 ThisIsMeYeah2
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Nov 20, 2015

    There's only a few I trust

    and even they had to earn it. My trust is not something I give away easily. Not anymore.
    savoy2 savoy2
    46-50, M
    1 Response Jan 14
    Livit Livit
    51-55, F
    7 Responses Oct 4, 2015

    Sober Talk

    I never trusted easily to begin with. Its hard for me to open up to anyone. When i found EP i was in heaven. The freedom that this place gave me was refreshing. A place where i can just be me. Sober or not- it didnt matter. I didnt think id make any close friends on here but i...
    ViviChelise ViviChelise
    26-30, F
    35 Responses Jun 26, 2010
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