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I Don't Trust Easily

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    Too Many Mistakes.

    I used to trust everyone with everything. I believed that people deserved to be trusted unless they proved otherwise. Clearly, I was very naive. I got screwed over. A lot. Now, I only trust one person. Barely. My boyfriend. We've been together for almost 9 months, but I still don...
    alibrookex alibrookex 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 19, 2011

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    yhea trust isnt easy

    for me. i told someone i thought i trusted something deep. only to find out They told everyone.
    razgrizizzy razgrizizzy 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 7

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    I Don't Have To.

    For a long time, I thought that I didn't trust people because they were unreliable at best; malicious at worst.  I felt that in order to feel safe and confident about my emotional and physical well-being, I needed to maintain distance and avoid opening myself to them.  I have...
    RascallyRabbit RascallyRabbit 31-35, F 4 Responses Feb 19, 2011

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    I’m glad we’re connecting again.

    :) I couldn't hold back! I just had to tell my dear friend everything, everything that's been happening, that's been happening with me and my family. For so long I kept so much to myself - I felt the need to reach out to tell someone I trusted, and I thought of him. I just trust...
    SunshineAnderson13 SunshineAnderson13 22-25, F Jan 31

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    Oh But When I Do...I Trust Hard

    If you have earned my trust friend, you have earned it from someone who has the physical and emotional scars to back up his play. I am not saying you should feel special, I am your equal. You should just know someone who wants to, but simply can't trust many, took notice of your...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 26, 2011

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    I Can't

    I haven't ever been hurt by anyone *not badly enough to give up on trust* but I think I'm afraid to let someone in and connect with them out of fear that they will damage my trust and then I'll be left feeling stupid and lonely over something that I shouldn't have done. I know it...
    dailyangel88 dailyangel88 16-17 2 Responses Nov 15, 2008

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    My Past, Present and Wondering About My Future

    My past has made me so untrusting. I always keep an eye out. Always wonder what he is doing. This is hurting my relationship. He doesnt make it any easier for me. I am tired of being this way. I have decided FUKC it I am going to do whats best for me. If someone lies and hurts me...
    MiseducatedChik MiseducatedChik 26-30, F Jun 25, 2008

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    My Mom Always Said

    to never trust anyone you're not sure of.For some reason, I interpretd it the wrong way.Now, I can't trust anyone to help me or hold my stuff. I wish I could trust people better.
    DiscretelyAnonymous DiscretelyAnonymous 13-15, F Aug 6, 2009

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    I quite frankly don't trust anyone

    but some of my family members, well I've been taken advantage of multiple times by: friends, family, and partners. I'm just to much of a people pleaser I suppose, but I never trust anyone that much anymore; it's just my dad left, my moms boyfriend left, my uncle left, my friends...
    DevinaLockwood DevinaLockwood 16-17, F Mar 29

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    I Don't Trust Easily

    I just don't. Not a single one of my friends (or family) know more than the most general things about me. I come off as very open and honest, since I'm a bit of a clown and can seem pretty shallow. And that's the way I try to keep it. Not a single one of them knows a single...
    petohtel petohtel 22-25 Nov 24, 2013

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    I Don't Have Anything To Hide.

    No I do not trust easily, ha....or at all    :PAnd that's my biggest downfall.
    complexitykills complexitykills 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 11, 2011

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    I Wish I Could Trust

    I have a hard time trusting people.  I have a harder time taking people seriously, I tend to see people as idiots.  When I meet someone, I never share to much about myself until I've known them for awhile.  I have a hard time making friends and having normal...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jul 9, 2008

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    Sometimes it seems like people demand trust

    from me. How about no? Why would anyone think that they're just entitled to someone else's trust? Then act as though you should feel bad because you didn't trust them...It's more like they prove I was right to not give them my trust.
    TheBadgeringWitness TheBadgeringWitness 26-30 May 13, 2014

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    I read an interesting take on trust

    and can't for the life of me remember where but credit where credit is due, I found it worth some thought. The article maintained that our hesitance in trusting people is not necessarily an indication of the degree of trust we have for that person, aka whether we deem them as...
    Chrye Chrye 51-55, F 2 Responses Mar 6

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    desireindisguise desireindisguise 61-65 Nov 25, 2014

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    Getting Better

    Im getting better at letting people in and trusting them. It was a big issue coz of the hurt i experienced in my past but now i can do it more freely.
    NiRiada NiRiada 22-25, F Mar 25, 2008

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    I Have Never Trusted People Easily Since I Was A Young Child

    I have never trusted very well and it goes back to abuse from a very young child or toddler... the night I signed up to ASCA I wondered if I should trust - I got a taxi but the whole way I was edgy and I rang my mum fearful of what I might find when I got there... she told me...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F May 31, 2011

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    and when i do i feel

    as tho im being used, laughed at, am some form of amusement for someone...
    BiFurZak BiFurZak 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 7

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    it sucks but i have the biggest trust issues.

    ..i can never take people seriously and i tend to shut people out in my life. i guess it's because am scared of putting my guard back up again :( i wanna learn not to shut people out but am also making sure i dont get hurt again.
    Californialexiiiiiii Californialexiiiiiii 16-17, F Mar 6

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    Hesitant

    The first love of my life, ended up shattering my heart into a million or more pieces... He told all of his friends when we lost our virginity together, then continued to say that he "had me wrapped around his finger" I will leave the rest up to your imagination - he...
    behindthesmile behindthesmile 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 10, 2009

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    Over the years I have learned no to trust

    for **** because as soon as you let them in BAM your toast.
    nonamerr nonamerr 13-15, F Mar 18

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    I Don't Trust Easily

    Growing up, I've seen nothing but negativity, pain, and betrayal. In response, I have closed myself off to the world while being open to the dwindling positiveness.  In few cases have I seen things worth giving my trust and hope in.  So, despite my last story and my screaming...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 15, 2012

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    A Clever Man Once Said...

    To trust in anyone completely, is to be a fool!!!
    wishing1well wishing1well 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 14, 2008

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    I do have some trust issues,

    some pretty stellar ones. But as I was taking a look at my world the other day, it occurred to me that there are a handful of people that I do trust. These are the very carefully selected few. I suppose I trust others to varying degrees and with certain aspects of my life but...
    Chrye Chrye 51-55, F 3 Responses Mar 6

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    My Double-standard.

     I don't Trust easily at all. I always assume most people I know will end up betraying me one way or another. I've been back stabbed by so many friends in the past it's ridiculous. Thankfully I've learned to pick my friends better and learned which ones really were my true...
    InsanelyMe08 InsanelyMe08 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 16, 2009

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    I Use to

    People will lie to get what they want. They will tell you whatever you what ever you want to hear. So now I always second guess what ever anyone tells me until they have proven their trustworthiness.
    LateNightGuy LateNightGuy 41-45, M 17 Responses Jul 20, 2008

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    It's a Privilege

    In my mind, trust is something that must be earned. I don't trust easily although I do have a lot of trust in those who are close to me who have proved themselves. I trust my man 110% because he deserves it
    usafsweetheart usafsweetheart 18-21 2 Responses Mar 6, 2009

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    People Trust Me, Before I Trust Them

    I never tell too much about myself. Even with my close friends, they know enough about me to put on either an index card or 1 sheet of paper. That's it. On the other hand, people find it VERY EASY to confide in me about all their weaknesses and issues. They'll give me a tidal...
    RitaRee RitaRee 22-25, F 2 Responses May 1, 2012

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    Too many people have said I can trust them in the past. But guess what, I couldn't! hence why I no longer trust anyone. It's a shame, but that's how it is.
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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...
    MissRejected MissRejected 22-25, F Apr 14

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    A level of trust had been broken. ....There won't be another peep outta me. :(
    GeekyGangstaGirl GeekyGangstaGirl 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    It sucks when u think u finally found someone you can trust but everything turns out to be a lie.
    xSweetnessx xSweetnessx 16-17, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    bettycc11 bettycc11 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    I don't trust Anyone because I thought I could trust family members, family being close turned on me, lesson learned trust no one but god and myself.
    renewed2015 renewed2015 26-30 1 Response Apr 5

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    I don't really like watching Glenn Beck, and we probably disagree on most issues, but I thought his firing was unjust. It reeked of political motives, and it amounted to a...
    FrictionFractal FrictionFractal 31-35, M Apr 4

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    Just hug me I just want to feel and know i'm matter Just hug me I don't want you to touch me Just hug me I don't want to know you might be the same Just hold me and...make...
    Juri0902 Juri0902 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I refuse to trust or accept this federal government here in America. President Obama has no clue on our economy, overseas matters such as negotiating a treaty war efforts and our...
    oldernudistfemale oldernudistfemale 51-55, F 2 Responses Apr 17

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    Have been through so many heartbreaks not only at the hands of those I was in intimate relationships with but have had those closest to me such as family and friends to stab me in...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 11

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    "Love everyone and trust nobody" Hmmmm
    whatsmystory whatsmystory 26-30, F Apr 16

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    You can tell there's a general election around the corner when the vague and illusory rhetoric of politicians starts to become ever more vague and illusory. I used to believe some...
    GlassDog GlassDog 36-40 4 Responses Apr 8

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    wingedjaguar wingedjaguar 22-25, F 9 Responses Apr 1