I Don't Trust Easily

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    It's funny when a complete stranger,

    who you've only spoken to for many 20 minutes, tells you that you can trust them. It's funny when you feel as though you can trust someone, and you cant. It's funny when someone you've known all your life and you had entrusted with all your secrets suddenly isn't trustworthy...
    wishingforrecovery wishingforrecovery
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jun 30, 2015

    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, 2015

    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
    May 13, 2014

    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

    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
    2 Responses Mar 6, 2009

    Sorry its just me. Ive been ripped off lied to

    cheated on and used. So trust is a little hard for me. It takes time but im trying.
    deleted deleted
    Jul 19, 2015

    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


    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

    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
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Jan 16, 2009

    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

    Over the years I have learned no to trust

    for **** because as soon as you let them in BAM your toast.
    deleted deleted
    Mar 18, 2015

    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
    2 Responses Nov 15, 2008

    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

    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...
    Sunshineh13 Sunshineh13
    22-25, F
    Jan 31, 2015

    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

    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

    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
    Nov 15, 2012

    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

    I don't know what it is.

    I've never really been able to fully trust anyone in my life :/.
    henal216 henal216
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 12

    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

    I have been lied to and manipulated by lots of

    men, I just cant seem to trust what anyone says. There are so many liars and users out there, and me being submissive doesn't help much either.
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses May 3, 2015

    Old habits die hard. Once someone breaks your

    trust it takes a long time. for someone else to gain it.
    deleted deleted
    Jul 16, 2015

    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

    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

    Never trust a troll. There was this one user

    who sent a note to me on Deviantart - started out friendly at first with a bit of advice but then it turned into a Reason You Stink speech and the user was just calling me out for no reason other than other trolls had done it, it was just pathetic. So naturally I blocked him...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Mar 28

    yhea trust isnt easy

    for me. i told someone i thought i trusted something deep. only to find out They told everyone.
    razgrizizzy razgrizizzy
    26-30, M
    Mar 7, 2015

    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
    4 Responses Jul 9, 2008

    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
    Nov 24, 2013

    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...
    DevinaWagner DevinaWagner
    18-21, F
    Mar 29, 2015

    I don't trust easily

    because of what happened in the past. I can't say or open up my problems easily. I always have doubts if I can really trust someone.
    PandaMarj PandaMarj
    13-15, F
    May 15, 2015

    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
    1 Response Feb 26, 2011

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