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    It is so hard now a days to trust people.

    It's hard for me to trust people so much easier to just shut everyone out. Now I'm a loner in the world and sometimes think that I do not fear death but I am not the person to hurt myself any more been down that road before and will not go down that road again. But how do you...
    believe201427 believe201427 26-30, F Apr 12, 2014

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    It Serves An Important Purpose

    I struggle with the idea of trusting people because as others have mentioned people do some horrible things to each other. I mean, how many times do you have to be abused by someone before you realize they shouldn't be trusted? How many times do you need to be betrayed before you...
    philosophicmyth philosophicmyth 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 17, 2010

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    Betrayed By Friends

    Nine years ago my boyfriend cheated on me with my best friend,the worst part is it took me a while to realize what was happening coz they all kept on pretending that all was normal ,until the cat was let out the bag when my friend got pregnant,and the guy had to admit and take...
    Grandbaby Grandbaby 31-35 1 Response Dec 5, 2011

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    Trust Is The Crux

    I also have massive difficulty truly trusting anymore. Truth be known, I'm completely ****** up... and I've known that now for a while. From a lifetime of trauma that can't even begin to go into detail about, and that I didn't even recognize as such until it all started hitting...
    aktor1970 aktor1970 41-45, M 4 Responses Jun 7, 2011

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    I Want To Trust Again

    It seems like everyone I ever let get close to me and really know me breaks my trust and makes me want to put the wall back up, I have not let anyone get close for sometime now and not sure if I want to, but the one person that is already close, hurt me the most and I don't want...
    mindlessmumbles mindlessmumbles 26-30, M Jul 27, 2012

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    So many people have left me in situations were

    I need them the most. I feel so alone. Sure I have "friends" but it's just so hard to open up and let go. I just don't want to get hurt.
    gabbbieeee gabbbieeee 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 12, 2014

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    Since I Was Young

    when i was 9 my mother left me my 5 brothers and my dad for a man with more money, and everything i knew about her as i got older just it blew me away she lied about everything she was or is, that was a start and then getting older was worse my dad became drunk my brother who was...
    HurtnUsed HurtnUsed 18-21, F Apr 28, 2011

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    I Keep A Lot Of Things To Myself

    The problem with having trust issue is the fact that you keep a lot of thing to yourself. Because of that I don't have any close friend and I'm having a really hard times speaking about me personally, I always stay on the surface. I try to understand why I'm like that and I...
    honeybeebzz honeybeebzz 26-30, F Jan 2, 2012

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    Trust..

    I do have issues trusting people, guys are the worst since ive been hurt by guys more than girls....but in general i dont really trust anyone...i mean i will help out anyone in this world if i can/ or if they need someone to talk to, but it takes me awhile to really trust someone...
    MissUnperfect MissUnperfect 22-25, F Mar 14, 2011

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    Why I Should Trust Other People?

    I've been betrayed by my friends in the past, and that was change my personality. I turned to be an independent person and hard-to-trust girl. I'd rather to write a poem or draw if I've done something memorable in my life than tell it to other people. Because tongue is easy to...
    dhianhayls dhianhayls 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 4, 2011

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    Trust, So Difficult To Do.

    I don't have the answer to why I have a difficult time trusting people. My difficulty with trust has pushed many people out of my life. I superficially trust people. I can tell them things about myself, things about my past that I have disassociated with but I will not believe...
    LadyCornier LadyCornier 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 26, 2011

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    Changing My Life....And Having Trust Issues

    i have trust issues with people around my age.....especially after my ex used me....it woke me up inside.......im working harder on my art.....working out these past few weeks exercising......and learning guitar...i feel free being on my own......my ex was passive agressive...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 19, 2013

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    The Rabbit Once there was a rabbit.

    She was curious to meet new friends. She was surrounded by many other animals but she didn't know how to connect with them. She met a few and started to become close to them. The first was a ferret. She was small just like the rabbit was. But for some reason the ferret would...
    Inlovewithtecher Inlovewithtecher 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 12, 2014

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    I Trust Only One Person

    I've been betrayed a lot and I've learned to protect myself
    brokenfated brokenfated 13-15, F Nov 1, 2013

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    Looking into the world I see alone a

    chrysanthemum, Lonely loneliness, And death approaches. Abandoned by guru and friend, I stand like the lonely juniper Which grows among rocks, Hardened and tough. Loneliness is my habit- I grew up in loneliness. Like a rhinoceros Loneliness is my companion- I converse with...
    trilo2 trilo2 18-21, M Jan 16, 2014

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    Are We Doomed To Be Alone Eternally ?

    After such a long time , at last I have found someone who I can be with, someone who so far has seen my odd behavior and has not run away yet. Still, I have the most excessive fears , I fear , that he'll get tired of my paranoia and he'll leave me. I'm thinking about him all day...
    olgafirefly olgafirefly 31-35, F 1 Response May 14, 2013

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    I recently let what I thought was the most

    amazing and trusting guy in my life and it only took a week for me to realize that everything he ever said to me was a lie.
    LacedYoung LacedYoung 18-21, F Apr 8, 2014

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    Trust Issues

    i cant trust anyone. i have been cheated on and pushed around and stepped on and everything. best friend stabbed me in the back. dad disowned me. no one loves me..wat to do? my relationship with my man is going downhill and i dont wanna lose him. hes he best thing in the world...
    BeautifulVixen BeautifulVixen 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 17, 2011

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    So far, everyone has given me reasons to not

    trust them. Nobody is really there for me, I can't rely on anyone. Nobody is really trustworthy.
    PanicAtTheDiscount PanicAtTheDiscount 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 12, 2014

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    Trust? What's That?

    You probably wouldn't understand. I have a great life. Roof over my head, clothes on back, food in my stomach, my parents are together and happy. Yet, for some stupid reason, I can't trust anyone. Even when I was little. While lots of girls my age told their mother everything...
    ForeverAsleep ForeverAsleep 13-15, F May 9, 2011

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    I Didn't Agree To This...

    We dated for a little over a year and the relationship was horrible. It started out like a dream. I was self destructive, into drugs, alcohol, and wishing I wouldn't wake up and he gave m something worth waking up for. It started out small.... he always had a lot of female...
    IAmAGypsySoul IAmAGypsySoul 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 13, 2012

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    My Alcohol Issues Destroyed My Trust In Human Kind

    Hi to everyone out there. My name is Joey heeclon. Im from a Sydney australia and live with my mum and step dad. For everyone out there battling with alcoholism and trusting people. Believe me youre not alone. I started not trusting people when I became a teenager, you know what...
    exdrugaddict exdrugaddict 18-21 Feb 14, 2009

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    I fell in love with a girl.

    After knowing her for a period of time, we started dating. I later found out she had cheated on me multiple times with different people. Due to her unfaithfulness, I have trust issues and I am emotionally broken.
    suchablonde suchablonde 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 6, 2014

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    People only look out

    for themselves in a cruel world. Leaving the innocent shocked and alone. I think I have serious trust issues and will ultimately spend my life alone due to that.
    weezeey weezeey 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    Fear

    I was bullied from about grade six through to grade twelve, and I became so scared of people in that time that I didn't remember how to talk to them anymore. Early on when I went for help, people brushed it off as not a big deal. When it got a lot worse, I figured no one would...
    BananaBat BananaBat 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 25, 2011

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    I Don't Trust Anyone Not Even My Friends

    i don't trust anyone not even my friends on here and in real life from experience and from reading maximum ride i learned that you cant trust anyone not your friends not your family not even your self
    fax4ever fax4ever 13-15, F Dec 5, 2011

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    Jealousy And Insecurity

    My 'kind of' girlfriend is gorgous. I mean completely stunning, beautiful, sexy and indescribably perfect. I'm not. I dont deserve her and as much as I try I can't completly trust her around other guys. I know alot of the people she spends time with have a crush on her and alot...
    MXHolmes MXHolmes 16-17, M Apr 4, 2011

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    Lost

    I want to go get help so I can stop hurting the one person who cares about me, but i can't trust anyone enough to let anyone help me. I don't know what to do.... I want to stop so bad.... but I can't bring myself to bother trusting someone that's supposed to help people like me...
    rippedredrose rippedredrose 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 1, 2011

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    The Comfort Of Strangers.

    It takes me a long time to get to know people and fully let them in. In fact there are people in my life that I've known for years (friends and even family members) but I just can't let myself go around them. I've had the same job for three years and none of my colleagues really...
    seadiamond seadiamond 22-25, F Nov 26, 2013

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    Ah, My Old Foe

    Not being able to trust people and having a wall around my heart that rivals The Great Wall are probably my biggest downfalls as a human being.I would love to be able to open to someone completely, to relax and revel in the moment of just being with them, enjoying the time I have...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 25, 2011

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    Stop asking me to trust you While I'm still coughing up water from the last time you let Me drown
    DaddysCupcake DaddysCupcake 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Well, I have issues with BOTH of my Mother In Laws. I like one just a little more than the other, but besides that 2 Mother Inlaws are just double the trouble. I have two because...
    galaxygurl galaxygurl 26-30, F Jan 3

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    Meeting women is the easy part, BUT as soon as I say I am a full time parent, full time student, and full time worker dude... The conversation is over... In the end it is fine...
    nocool nocool 41-45, M 1 hr ago

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    Life is.......difficult at times. Seems like a lot of my issues are self inflicted tbh. Always been a thrill seeker, probably part of the problem. Some day I might grow up, but I...
    Crazycooper Crazycooper 41-45 1 Response 5 days ago

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    My mother came for a visit to my house 5 years ago and has yet to leave... No seriously. She has been one of the most clingy, needy and emotionally abusive people that I've ever...
    tajadaja tajadaja 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    I have an issue with the fact that there's only 347 people in this group.
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 6 Responses Jan 6

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    Let's get one thing straight. I don't work FOR you. I work WITH you to get to your goals. I work FOR my family and my personal well being. Your goals and aspirations are not my own...
    mirogran mirogran 31-35, M Jan 1

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    I am dying inside. I know it's dumb and kind of a very little thing but my best friend is going to the hospidal. She is in bad condition the hospidal said she has three months to...
    sadnesskillsme sadnesskillsme 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    Deprived Me of My Mother-When I was 9 my mother who was a Black American unilaterally relocated my younger sister and self to her homeland the United States. A short time later our...
    DayDayEdwards DayDayEdwards 22-25, M Jan 13

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    If I can combine a certain girl's beauty and intellect with my gay male best bud's simplicity I would have the perfect woman.
    50ShadesOfAnne 50ShadesOfAnne 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    I try to talk to people and give some people the time of the day. But how are you going to give them the time of the day when they won't give you the time of the day? Maybe I have...
    Justadarkhole Justadarkhole 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 11

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    No disrespect to anyone on here but to be 100% Honest, I really am so ******* tired of reading all these posts with people complaining about how bad there lives are going on here...
    LaxingBoy LaxingBoy 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 23

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    It doesn't happen every night but usually when it does it's about 2 or 3 in the morning possibly 4 in the morning. Sometimes I feel trapped by it and stuck (I can't move) or...
    Ghostprojection Ghostprojection 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 13

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    I saw shadow people as a child. One minute they'd be there at the corner of my eye, the next they're nowhere to be found. I also would see them trying to grab me in my sleep. I...
    gerolf gerolf 18-21, M 3 Responses Jan 13

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    I don't know if it's the fear of rejection, or judgment. Maybe both. This tends to be a problem for me, because I end up pushing people away to the point where they really can't do...
    TheRogueWolf TheRogueWolf 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    if I were my own daughter and didn't like the boyfriend I wouldn't push the boyfriend away and treat him like a disgrace to he human race instead I would invite him in my home and...
    lovelyytroubledsoul lovelyytroubledsoul 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    There's something that happens to me. I get to a point in a relationship where then I just stop. I let the other person do the work. I feel I'm testing their commitment or...
    fifidogg fifidogg 16-17, F Jan 17

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    Bring him back or take me with him God. That's my deal. You bring him right back home, safe and sound, or you take me too. Because there's no way in hell I'm going to sit here and...
    PorcelainGrenade PorcelainGrenade 13-15, F Jan 21

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    That's why I need to grow my faith
    ElissaAcosta ElissaAcosta 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 22

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