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I Know the Importance of Trust

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    You Can't Have A Relationship Without It

    I think a relationship is like a three leg stool and those three legs are trust, respect and honesty. When you are missing one of the three, the relationship will fail and fall over.
    loopnscc loopnscc 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 27, 2010

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    He's Wonderful, So Why Can't I?

      We met 3 months ago, started seeing each other almost immediately. I'm crazy about him in all kinds of ways, i've never met a better match. But whenever i feel close to letting him in i shut down. I suppose you can tell that i've been hurt in the past. It was...
    ladybugchai ladybugchai 18-21, F Dec 6, 2009

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    Converted Converted 46-50, M Mar 25

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    With Out Trust You Have Nothing

    i listen to alot of people of all ages and from all walks of life and the most come thing i hear is some thing along the lines of "i dont know if i can trust my significant other". it seems to me that if you can no longer trust then, you need to think over why you dont trust then...
    kattarrin kattarrin 22-25, F Mar 19, 2012

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    I Do My Best To Be Open And Helpful

    I'm not sure if this is the right category to post this story in.  I want to talk about my values and the path I follow based on those values.  I think a strong theme amoung these values is trust, so I will attempt this story here. One of my core values is being...
    UnderEli UnderEli 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 8, 2010

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    You Are Who You Are

    Trust is important, especially in relationships. It's what makes relationships work. If you can't trust your lover, your life partner, then whats the point of even trying to be with them? You can't control them, just let them be who they are going to be. Just have to be honest...
    LylaRocks LylaRocks 26-30, F Oct 3, 2008

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    Cheating

    For three decades I've been working in a trade where nobody is to be trusted.  Especially the colleagues.  It was part of the game and everybody knew.  We were comrades, ready for any treacherous trick.  Elderly guys.   Cheating and back stabbing...
    moreandless moreandless 56-60, M 3 Responses Feb 15, 2010

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    Trust Is Everything ..

    No trust No relationsNo Honesty No relationsNo love No gloryNo trust .. = NothingI respect and trust my significant other and have been always treated the same way ... 
    DollyDiva DollyDiva 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 27, 2010

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    Have Issues ... Lessons Learned

        Ever since my childhood i was taught that strange men, and even known ones, can be dangerous and therefor i should be careful. If your ever in a situation and you get a bad feeling then get away and steer clear of them. And always, always have a back up plan...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 1 Response Apr 20, 2009

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    It Is Key

    Trust is key to any relationship. but especially and without question marraige. So much is put into that bond and committment and you just want to and need to believe that that person is there for you and committed to you after all of your sacrifices. Me and my husband lack that...
    goldie25 goldie25 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 9, 2008

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    Well, universe, I thank you very much. Once again you beat my dumb *** into submission and because I finally submitted, I landed a management job out of the blue. I'm nervous for...
    omgwut omgwut 41-45, M 20 mins ago

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    They know all my secrets and my pain .I only trust them
    markedfailure markedfailure 16-17, F 4 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Sometimes, you just can't tell anybody how you really feel. Not because you don't know why. Not because you don't know your purpose. Not because you don't trust them. But because...
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 51-55, F 12 hrs ago

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    Trust me. I know how it feels. I know exactly how it feels to cry in the shower so no one can hear you. I know what it's like to wait for everyone to be asleep so you can fall...
    Pinaybarbie Pinaybarbie 31-35, F 18 hrs ago

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    Who can I trust? We betray ourselves so often without knowing it. I trust honesty. I trust willingness. I trust Jesus. I never met Jesus. I trust what I'm told he said, did and...
    Clatterwithoutlove Clatterwithoutlove 26-30 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I find trusting others difficult. It’s hard after you put your trust into multiple people then they all go against you. Even when it seems to be the most ethical, cool type of...
    orderlyhavoc orderlyhavoc 22-25, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    This is perhaps my number one issue in life. If you feel like I'm pulling away, it's because I probably am. It's not you, it's me. Haha! Ok, let's be honest here. It's you. I don't...
    DisappearIntoSilence DisappearIntoSilence 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    I dont remember when was the last time im happy by trusting someone. It all ended up with regrets that ive trusted them.
    inagirl inagirl 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Everybody knows that publicity is of vital importance to a kind of newly developed product and a company. To a newly developed product, the market is very important. In this case...
    Nicolewei Nicolewei 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    This is extremely hard for me to post. I'm shaking a big even typing it. But over a year ago, I was raped by a friend. Someone I trusted. My roommate. My fiancés best friend. I...
    MissRainDrops97 MissRainDrops97 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Faith is not knowing what the future holds, but knowing who holds the future. When you feed your faith, your fears will starve to death. It's about stepping out, when you don't...
    GraceIsMine GraceIsMine 66-70, F 3 days ago

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    I never told anyone I know.. but I have trust issues. My hole life i had never trusted anyone. I never said my secrets to ANYONE. I really don't know what's wrong with me.
    unseeen unseeen 16-17, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm over girlfriends and boyfriends having such little trust in each other!!! You should not tell your partner who they can and cannot talk to! You should not get mad if they...
    ImBatmanShhh ImBatmanShhh 16-17, T 1 Response 4 days ago

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    So I grew up trusting too much and loving people. I gave people benefit of the doubt I would encourage and support them. I woul be fully honest and I would be transparent. It...
    matthew3187 matthew3187 26-30, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    So I'm supposed to be starting a new job Monday the 31st. Well, low-and-*******-be-hold, my old job called me late last week wanting me to return. Yes, I was quite surprised, given...
    Noregrets5 Noregrets5 41-45, M 5 days ago

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    I have major trust issues. I can't trust my very own floor anymore. IT MADE ME SLIP. so I decided to attack it backwards. (never trusted the floor again) and that's how people...
    aliveness aliveness 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    succeeding is a issue of desire ,fate decides matters of importance ...no doing of your own
    miimii0069 miimii0069 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm so angry right now. I'm supposed to move in like a week. The money that I was supposed to save up was taken by somebody u suppose to trust. Now I'm broke and hurt...
    LadyHeyward LadyHeyward 41-45, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I've never trusted anyone to easily. always was sceptical about who I confided in. I was and still is that timid little girl. I took a chance and trust somebody here and now I...
    FinallyExhailing FinallyExhailing 13-15, F a week ago

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    I've caught my husband on SO many websites and emailing people from Craigslist about sex. I even just found out he has an Ashley Madison account! He says he never met up with...
    Susrh Susrh 41-45, F 11 Responses a week ago

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    I want to be able to trust people and know they will care and keep my secrets but I know that I can't .. Sometimes I can't even trust my family
    mydreams345 mydreams345 16-17, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I've. Been with my new boyfriend now for 7 months .. He's never cheated on me that I know of but I can't trust him.. Things that I have went through before I can't trust this man...
    Italiangangstress Italiangangstress 26-30, F Aug 22

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    Considering how trustworthy I am, along with how open and honest I am...it surprises people when they realise that I find it immensely difficult to trust people in fact it'd be...
    AlreadyOwned7379 AlreadyOwned7379 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 22

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    Previous experiences have made me very leery when trusting people. I avoid meeting new people in real life because I don't know their motive, really I don't and I am not going to...
    SentimentalMood SentimentalMood 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 19

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    At 51, I'm thoroughly enjoying being afforded the opportunity to do this once again. I think most of us recognize and understand the importance of respect and trust in our primary...
    Extant1 Extant1 51-55, M 10 Responses Aug 19

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    When I was 10 I met a guy on social media. I really liked him, and he was about 2 years older. I know I was the typical 10 y old wannabe 16 already at the time, trying to act older...
    justsomeone32 justsomeone32 22-25, F Aug 17

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    I don't trust anyone. Nowadays nobody can be trustworthy. This is the reality. Everyone is bad and they tell everything you said about yourself to everyone. Don't trust anyone,just...
    xCristiana xCristiana 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    i wondered why i don't trust people i felt very low 'cause i always expected the worst of them but it's not my fault i became like that i grew up with no dad around even when he...
    nina1195 nina1195 18-21, F Aug 16

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    I can't trust someone easily since I was betrayed by my ex-best friend in high school. Since then, trusting people hasn't been easy for me. Trusting someone just seems so hard...
    LittleUnicorn LittleUnicorn 18-21 1 Response Aug 16

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    I know I do. I am not a forgiving person. Once you lost my trust, you are out of my life and you will never get it back. My husband has done many dumb things. Some of which...
    Hannahmikel Hannahmikel 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 16

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    A fantastic relationship must have two support pillars, Trust and Respect. What is it that makes you trust somebody? Can you trust an enemy? If your enemy has the same interests...
    PlatonicLover PlatonicLover 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 15

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    I have always had problems as far as trust goes, my family situation isn't the best. Lately I took on a relationship with a really great guy and he cheated but the only reason i...
    ShadowMgrove03 ShadowMgrove03 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 15