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I Don't Trust Easily Anymore

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    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

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    You only tell what you want me to know -

    yet you accuse me of deceiving you ha - look in the mirror for the master of deception. My life is an open book while you hide behind lies
    lovinglife699 lovinglife699 51-55, F Apr 30

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    I honestly hate that I can't trust you it kills

    me of how things have changed in the past month or so
    PrettyPrincess23 PrettyPrincess23 18-21, F 4 Responses May 23

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    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...
    bettycc11 bettycc11 26-30, F Apr 24

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    After taking a week off from school

    and work, which I really couldn't afford, to spend time with an ex boyfriend of mine who resides in a different state I have come to the realization that I really can't trust anyone. This world is full of greedy, selfish, corrupt individuals that are only looking for their next...
    pinkjag pinkjag 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 21, 2014

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    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 10 Responses Jun 4, 2014

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    I used to be very naive with people

    who I thought that were my friends. I'm mostly all by myself now and its painfull, im bitter... can't help it! The only thing that comforts me is knowing that someday some of my ex friends will ask me for help again and for the first time I'll ignore them. I'm not forgiving...
    Blackberries Blackberries 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 27

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    I can't even trust myself these days

    so how can I trust someone else...
    00FlyingHome 00FlyingHome 41-45, F 5 Responses Jun 9

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    One of my exes made me think she cared,

    ****** me, then left me. Trust people non-romantically and romantically is really hard for me now. It just happened.
    WanderingThinker112 WanderingThinker112 16-17, M Jun 5

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    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 2 Responses Feb 5

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    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 1 Response Apr 10, 2014

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    It sucks when u think u finally found someone

    you can trust but everything turns out to be a lie.
    xBlossomx xBlossomx 16-17, F 4 Responses Apr 25

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    Trust Only God

    I can honestly say I don't trust anyone anymore. I have been through too much in the last few years, and before that. I find the only one I can trust is God. I have been hurt and let down too many times.............the way the world is now, and as much as I would love to trust...
    honeysuckle23 honeysuckle23 46-50, F 4 Responses Jun 25, 2013

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    After going through an emotionally abusive

    relationship trust does not come easy, and I cannot bond so well with most people. And because of this my current relationship is going down-hill even though he is nothing alike my ex.
    Arleth Arleth 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 8

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    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

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    A level of trust had been broken.

    ....There won't be another peep outta me. :(
    EyeHeartCheesecake EyeHeartCheesecake 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 23

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    I hate it when I let my guard down

    and I'm forced to lift it again
    Shewholives99 Shewholives99 36-40, F 4 Responses Jun 8

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    My grandma lied about me going to college next

    year. I trusted her. And now my parents keep asking me to get an eff-ing job. I told them that I'm not ready to get a job. I even lost my last job.
    supernerd22 supernerd22 16-17, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I was betrayed by a best friend

    and whenever I trust someone again, they use my secrets to blackmail me. Just Wow.
    Rose99228 Rose99228 16-17, F 5 Responses May 16

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    Never forget.. No matter how good things seem

    right now, everything can change in a matter of minutes. The only person that you can fully rely on and trust is yourself. Always keep that in mind wherever you are in life.
    DrexelFloriene DrexelFloriene 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 13

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    I trust them very much

    but at last they showed their true face. It hurts...
    umah1307 umah1307 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 19

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    Partly, it's because I'm less of a naive moron

    so I suppose that's good. For example, being offered to be a shareholder in a business that turns out to be in debt with fines, yeah, no, didn't trust that.
    Prykat Prykat 26-30, F Jun 8

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    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

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    The last time I trusted someone easily was in

    7th grade. I had a new friend and I thought they were cool but until they end up hurting me by telling me that they asked out my crush for me and he said yes but he really didn't and I wind up making a fool out of myself which caused everyone around me to laugh at me and make...
    MidnightSadness MidnightSadness 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    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 10 Responses Aug 27, 2014

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    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

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    Because of you I do not trust Because of you I

    sit and cry I want to love again Don't ask me why
    Farmmaid Farmmaid 41-45, F 3 Responses Jun 8

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    After all of the **** I have gone through

    (especially with my now Ex girlfriend) I can't trust anyone... I have made myself as solitaire as possible and have no more ***** to give anymore. if its what I have to do to keep myself from getting hurt again, I will push as Meany people away as possible and keep myself out...
    ECrierie ECrierie 16-17, M 2 Responses May 16

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    How do you trust someone?

    I can't seem to even share the slightest thing on my mind with someone... a friend specifically. I keep ignoring myself, I keep pushing people away. I keep telling myself that it's better this way, atleast all things are well and i don't **** it up. But it's not, I find myself...
    kmisfit123 kmisfit123 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 4

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    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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    When I meet people I want to trust them

    but I never feel like people give a **** about me
    Maxvelocity15 Maxvelocity15 13-15, M May 15

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    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...
    HighHopes811 HighHopes811 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    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 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    XxAlexandriaxX XxAlexandriaxX 16-17, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    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..
    ArtLover24 ArtLover24 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 25

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    JerryJerryA JerryJerryA 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 17

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    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 6 Responses Mar 24, 2012

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    Don´t trust too much.

    ..don´t believe too much...because all that "too much" can hurt you "so much"...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    No one at all. I used to trust nearly everyone.

    Then because of bad experiences I started to trust only certain people like teachers, mother, friends and I had bad experiences so then my trust narrowed down to only SOME CERTAIN teachers and CERTAIN FRIENDS and only mom with a few things not everything. Even the teachers and...
    taytay1401 taytay1401 13-15, F May 15

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    Ladies...some advice.

    One of the coldest, most unkind things you can do to a man when you dump his sorry *** is to ask to be friends. You have no idea how emasculating...how it shreds a guy to hear those words. If you have any sense of decency...don't do it.
    Bfinally Bfinally 51-55, M 4 Responses Jun 7

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    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

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    I have serious trust issues.

    I know people who just trust immediately. For me, trust is earned. And if you violate it, even tougher to get it back. If you tell me a reason for doing something, just let it be the truth.
    drooniedat drooniedat 36-40, M 4 days ago

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    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 6 Responses Dec 14, 2014

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    Doubts I find that after opening up to

    multiple people in my life in the past and being left alone or let down has altered my feelings on trust to an all new low. I have doubt in every sentence in every word I hear that comes from someone else. I imagine a positive and a negative for most things I hear to prepare...
    MissRejected MissRejected 22-25, F Apr 14

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    Honestly it's a GOOD thing to not trust anyone.

    This day and age no one is trustworthy. (Well barely anyone but there are still some rare gems) Everyone is out for themselves and that is it. They want to use you for what you've got for them and then when they get bored or have used you up it's off to the next. People don't...
    FightingForHappiness FightingForHappiness 31-35, F 50 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have a very hard time opening up to people

    for that exact reason. And if I do open up to tell someone, something personal, then I will not tell them the full details. I find myself not telling the same person all my personal details either, so I may tell one friend a private story or ask for advice but then when...
    sammy0216 sammy0216 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 12, 2014

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