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I Don't Trust Easily

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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’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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    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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    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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    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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    You tell me to trust

    and then ... It all ends the same.
    BethKristin BethKristin 36-40, F Feb 14

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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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    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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    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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    desireindisguise desireindisguise 56-60 Nov 25, 2014

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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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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 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 3 Responses 6 days ago

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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 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 5

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    When you gonna put your full-trust on someone you care about, you’ll ruin your healthy relationship by yourself very soon if it doesn’t trustworthy as you expected. Trust...
    Modyf Modyf 26-30, M 2 Responses Feb 3

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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...
    kmisfit123 kmisfit123 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 4

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    Be wise. Guard your heart. Pray for guidance. Remain careful about who you allow in your life, and don't let past experiences with people who treated you unfairly make you bitter...
    KarenIsMyName KarenIsMyName 18-21, F Feb 21

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    I try to trust but I get lies. Maybe I'm too honest. But I'm bad at lying. It drives me crazy!
    spaceylibra spaceylibra 31-35, F Feb 5

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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...
    lovinglife699 lovinglife699 51-55, F 4 Responses Feb 18

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    Younger Women are more Willing to Marry Older Men. A recent survey measured people’s attitudes about marrying a partner either older or younger than themselves. The survey...
    Donnaccaa Donnaccaa 26-30, F Feb 3

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    This quote tells everything what i want to say.
    JerryJerryA JerryJerryA 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 17

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    I've been in a situation. My personal space was MAJORLY violated. The best way to avoid the situation is to hang out with multiple people at the same time, outside of houses...
    mkmoore mkmoore 16-17, F Feb 19

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    Too many people have been showing friendly reactions to regular actions in my life. But when i achieve something away from their abilities, they show my an ugly face until i fall...
    Kielroader Kielroader 22-25, M Feb 21

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    Sometimes not even myself. That sounds stupid.
    CallMeShayYeah CallMeShayYeah 16-17, F 4 Responses Feb 14

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    A lot of Chameleons out there, ready to change when something new comes up
    DesignBlack DesignBlack 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    "That's why cynicism always wins. Because you're either right or you're pleasantly surprised." Amen to that.
    parabolas parabolas 16-17, M 3 days ago

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    I'm 24 and I don't feel love from my parents. when I was in senior high school, I was top student in school, my scores were always number two. I was stressed because I wanted to...
    Tinalalala Tinalalala 22-25, F Feb 18

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    I don't sin. I don't even poop. I've been chemically castrated by the will of God. I carry pamphlets about lung cancer and throw them at the feet of smokers, for if I get too close...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    Don't trust them. They'll break your heart and laugh at you begind your back thinking you are that dumb to fall for him. All they want is your attention. That's it
    timeisvaluable timeisvaluable 16-17, F Feb 21

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    I hate it when my bf feels the need to hide his true self to me. I wonder why? It is painful. I respect privacy but if you feel there's something that should be left unsaid maybe...
    lkmlkmlkm lkmlkmlkm 26-30, F 52 mins ago

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    Dear World, Dear God, Dear Buddha, Dear whoever or whatever you are out there, I am listening as of now. I applied for a fast food job and got an interview - and hired. That was...
    cloudsoflife cloudsoflife 26-30, M Feb 11

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    I've been with him for almost 4 years now. When I think of it, I never felt loved in our relationship. Lately I feel like he's been taking me for granted. A week can pass without...
    Brego Brego 18-21, F 13 Responses 3 days ago

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    I totally understand how pain - being unloved when you need it desperately - can lead to resentment and outright hatred. I totally get how things even just within yourself - guilt...
    scalner scalner 31-35 5 days ago

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    Well this has been going on for a while, but my dad basically feels that I pushed him away, while he feels this way, he is a introvert, very bold about how he feels, and he has no...