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    First, was 17 and there was just this one jerk.

    He hurt me, but not too bad. I didnt trust him much in the begining. Then my closest friend in one place used me for his own pleasure. I thought i'd get over it since i never did completely trust him. Then a not so close friend tried to push me and my best friend into sex on...
    ThinkingCat ThinkingCat 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    i Have no idea why but i trust nobody not

    even my family like I've never had someone seriously break my trust but i just have trouble being in a relationship without not believing everything I'm told
    jace0929 jace0929 13-15, M 4 Responses a week ago

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    I was upset and annoyed today over something

    that still bothers me till this day but I took it out on someone like I was rude to them and I apologized but they didn't get my message but I hope they do soon. I feel really bad because they didn't deserve it.
    MysteriousRose MysteriousRose 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Raisin cookies that look like chocolate chip

    cookies are the main reason I have trust issues.
    acidblue02 acidblue02 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 14, 2014

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    I do NOT trust easily,

    so when I tell you " I trust you" you better not make me regret it.
    TheLadyYves TheLadyYves 16-17, F 6 Responses Apr 19, 2014

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    I have two things... 1st- I've never in my

    life met a man who I truly cared for and appreciated until last summer. my relationship is pretty good except when I start to over think things then I start putting ideas in my head that my relationship has to be too good to be true. He's never given me any reason to think he's...
    sage31449 sage31449 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Trusting guys is such a hard task

    for me due to the betrayals I have experienced in my life by men, especially family members. I worry I would never be comfortable with someone due to the fear of being hurt mentally, physically and sexually. I always think guys have bitter intentions.
    thisbunnybites888 thisbunnybites888 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    People always say: "Just trust me.

    " And all I wanna do is scream that I can't just trust someone. Millions of questions and comments shoot through my mind. I always end up not trusting them because my own head screws up every chance I get to trust someone. Like my best friend always knows when something's wrong...
    hxlils hxlils 18-21, F 7 Responses Jan 13

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    I don't trust my "boyfriend" he had the nerve

    to bring his ex girlfriend over OUR house to "hang out" oh I was watching them like a damn hawk. but that was so disrespectful of him to do that all cause he wanted revenge on me.
    Nicole0228 Nicole0228 18-21, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    It seems like every time you get close to

    somebody they do something to hurt you and you can't trust them. Every time you try it seems like it get worse and worser. From your family to your friends and your relationships. It's like you have nobody but yourself and all you do is hold it and run from the fact that nobody...
    myanouska myanouska 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 14

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    Stop asking for forgiveness

    and telling me to trust you when I'm still coughing up water from the last time you let go and let me drown.
    ambermills ambermills 13-15, F 6 Responses Jun 24, 2014

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    I'm not sure if it's the lack of trusting myself

    or trusting others. God only knows I've made my fair share of mistakes. I will own my mistakes and vow to do better. Open my heart to others and have FAITH that they choose not to hurt me. The sea can not always be smooth. Rough waters are sure to come, not sailing threatens...
    HotMessExpress101 HotMessExpress101 31-35, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    Guys.. Never trust google.

    .: When I was 11... I wanted to see people with horns.. So I googled "h0rny people.." My life changed forever that day.. Google took me to a place I never wanted to be... Hahahahahah Just never trust google anymore... πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 16 Responses Jan 14

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    Everybody Lies

    That's my philosophy in life taken from the great show House. Basically because of a family member badly breaking my trust I have trust issues and so always go with this philosophy because it's so true about everyone. Trust can take forever to build but seconds to destroy
    NathanJD NathanJD 16-17, M 4 Responses Nov 24, 2013

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    British32 British32 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 19

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    I was in an abusive relationship,

    i don't trust anybody anymore because of it . I never properly dealt with it like I should have,i now cant watch anything that has to do with physical or emotional abuse because it throws me into anxiety attacks . I think everybody has bad intentions for me..im new to this site...
    sjb1992 sjb1992 22-25, F 6 Responses Feb 19

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    Sometimes I literally think my soul is

    exhausted from the experience of trusting people. Meaning when you first meet someone everything is new rather it's a friendship or a relationship you two get to know each other you bond and spend time next thing you know they just become a regular in your life and you like...
    Forbiddenkisses Forbiddenkisses 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 22, 2014

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    I totally ruined Valentine's Day.

    About 10 months ago I caught my boyfriend of 6 years flirting heavily through an phone app called "Pinger". The woman he was flirting with is his co-worker that he works with 5-6 days out of a week. After I found that out, I gave him back his ring and I told him when it meant...
    arbosslady arbosslady 31-35, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    kirsty56 kirsty56 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    sometimes even i had already fallen to a guy,

    i can't simply give him my "yes". am so afraid to let myself go out of my comfort zone. i have lots of "if" in my mind.
    kraine17 kraine17 22-25, F Feb 17

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    When you lose my trust.

    ..I dont think that I could trust you again. I'm really guarded with my feelings and I surely trust my gut/instinct.
    fruitella06 fruitella06 18-21, F 9 Responses Nov 29, 2014

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    it's not my fault that I have trust issues.

    I can't have faith in people when they let me down time after time. if you can't understand that then why are you still here? it's not fair to make me feel bad about not being able to trust you when I can't control it. and believe me, I try. I try really hard to see the best in...
    KitCatBar14 KitCatBar14 18-21, F 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    Saying i have "trust issues",

    is probably a massive understatement. Because while i do in fact find it hard to trust people on the most basic level, it goes much deeper than that. I was always quite a shy and reserved person, but someone who often welcomed people with open arms, and an open heart. That...
    DropsofJupiter1 DropsofJupiter1 18-21, F 17 Responses Feb 9

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    thecharmedone004 thecharmedone004 22-25, F 5 Responses Feb 16

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    Never tell your problems to anyone.

    20% don't care and the other 80% are glad you have them.
    tepidly tepidly 22-25, F 8 Responses Jun 25, 2014

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    You don't really have a crush on me,

    you're pranking me. You don't really wanna be my friend, you're trying to set me up for humiliation or betrayal. You don't really care, you're just nosey. Everyone is against me.
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 13 Responses Dec 16, 2014

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    I can't seem to trust people.

    Especially guys.. that has been the main caused for my failed relationships.
    GrayCee87 GrayCee87 26-30, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Girls logic: I like you But I'm talking to 4

    different guys But I like you Trust me.
    jojo0915 jojo0915 31-35, M 15 Responses Jan 3

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    bluegirlie98 bluegirlie98 16-17, F 5 Responses May 27, 2014

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    Today i learned that the person you expect

    who will most understand will be the first to drag you down and spit on you... I have always always carried my problems alone mainly because i dont want to burden them and im afraid of what their reactions will be especially with all my secrets.. But since im trying and keep on...
    dearestL dearestL 18-21 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I have very bad trust issues with my fiancΓ©.

    I've caught him messaging other girls about sex. Texting them about being w them. Asking to meet up. Asking to see them. Saying how sexy an beautiful they are. Saying he's in a "situation" so things are complicated but he really likes them. He's made me insecure w one specific...
    lis924 lis924 22-25, F 10 Responses 2 days ago

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    I once thought I had a relationship then found

    out it was a joke and since then I don't trust no one
    stephenh95 stephenh95 18-21, M 9 Responses Jan 31

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    I have such a hard time believing guys actually

    want something serious with me. I always think that everything they're doing such as sweet talking & spoiling me is to only get in my pants & leave.
    rangek rangek 18-21, F 37 Responses Jul 20, 2014

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    gurldeleted gurldeleted 41-45, F 4 days ago

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    My best friend of 13 years

    and I were totally inseparable. Like literally we were always together 24/7. Until my mom died. A week after she died my best friend went to Florida for 2 weeks with her new best friend (great I know) and when she came back she didn't speak to me or acknowledge me for 5 or 6...
    Madsterr Madsterr 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have a lot of trust issues

    because I was abused in my early life. I was adopted and not all adoption agencies nor foster parents are great and meet the needs of the child. As I said, I had been abused as a child, so I do not trust a lot of people; male and female. You have to earn my trust with respect...
    momworkingout momworkingout 36-40, F 7 Responses Jun 13, 2014

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    My girlfriend is currently sleeping in our bed

    yet I have recently found proof that the woman I want to spend the rest of my life with is currently flirting with someone else and has feeling for the person. She will tell me when they hang out yet I have recently found out that on Wednesday night she wanted to make moves on...
    Pjf4789 Pjf4789 22-25, M 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    Its hard to trust someone,

    especially when the ones you trusted the most were the ones that betrayed you.
    hopeless220 hopeless220 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 23

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    There is a guy Alex, ive been talking to the

    past few months as friends. We get drinks and coffee and though we dint do anything, we flirt alot and lately I started liking him. He buys me gifts, Valentine's chocolate, cards, and we talk all the time. Today my other friend who works for IT, told me did some search on...
    nygirl91 nygirl91 22-25, F 10 Responses 4 days ago

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    Stop asking me to trust you

    when I am still coughing up water from the last time you let me drown.
    JustSomeTeenagerr JustSomeTeenagerr 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 3, 2014

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    i'm really used to guys pretending to like me

    and using me so if a guy shows interest me i have a hard time believing him and it sucks
    Angelcum Angelcum 18-21, F 15 Responses Dec 11, 2014

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    British32 British32 26-30, F Feb 19

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    Do ever look at someone

    and think "you're the reason I don't trust", because they screwed you over so many times?
    aDesperado aDesperado 18-21, M 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    be careful who you share your weakness with,

    some people can't wait for the opportunity too use them against you
    jjj1996 jjj1996 18-21, F 6 Responses Dec 4, 2014

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    Pingu113 Pingu113 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 24, 2014

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    My fiance of 2 years was texting other women

    while we were at the hospital saying our last goodbyes to our 2 day old premature daughter. If I cant trust you to be loyal at our WEAKEST point how can I trust you at all?!? Like right after she passed and we went back to our room he started texting other women. That's not only...
    FixItJesus FixItJesus 22-25, F 11 Responses 1 day ago

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    I've been bawling for two days,

    I've had another panic attack, and I broke my knuckle again all because I can't trust someone. I feel like I'm suffocating. I want to stop being this way... I want to trust again, instead of cutting off anyone that I get close to and the people I love just because I don't want...
    jbnichole jbnichole 18-21, F 4 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    Letting someone close to me,

    is just giving them an invitation to hurt me. I know that not everyone is a cruel, twisted bastard, I know people make mistakes, but I also know that I can't get hurt again.
    Iwillfly1day Iwillfly1day 13-15, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    like i feel like i cant believe things ppl tell

    me. like if they dont make logical sense. i assume they are lying to me. something tonight i asked this person about. i asked them who the person was in their very top spot. (at that time i was in the number two spot.) it wasnt out of jealousy mind u, only curiosity. most dont...
    WickedlilAngel WickedlilAngel 31-35, F 5 Responses Feb 16

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    Its very hard to believe someone ,

    everyone pretending to be nice and stab on your back .Very few people around me who are truly mean what they say . I need time to have faith in someone and i think I got one on EP :)
    lifenoteasy lifenoteasy 26-30, M Feb 16

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    People **** me over and expect me to just give

    them trust? No. Not how it works. (I drew that!)
    RaisedByTheWolves RaisedByTheWolves 13-15, F Dec 22, 2014

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    Only Girls. Never fail to let me down

    when I need them most.
    CBlaze22 CBlaze22 18-21 8 Responses