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I Trust and Care Until Given a Reason Not to

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    No Matter What

    If i give you my all and care about you even if I dont know you. Trust me it takes alot of guts to trust everyone. I am starting not to trsut alot of people due to I cared for them and they took advantage. I wish people wouldn't take others for granted.
    firestarterfairy firestarterfairy 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 25, 2008

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    Caring and Forgiving

    I'm a pretty caring person. I have empathy for others. And I trust what people tell me about themselves and their situations. I take people at face value, and am not usually suspicious unless their story sounds way too far-fetched. And even when I find out that something told to...
    CagedRaven CagedRaven 46-50, F Jun 29, 2009

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    Once Bitten, Twice Shy.

    Yup, I have had my share of people in my life that I have opened up to, only to be let down and disappointed by them.Once a confidence is broken I never forget.Trust does not happen over night.It is like an Oak tree. It takes much time to grow and flourish.Yet, it only takes a...
    Bronte36 Bronte36 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 25, 2012

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    I Give Up

    Well to make it short and sweet and to the point I am just giving up on women. I am tired of all the games I feel bad enough about myself as it is I dont need help from another person to make me feel worse it just seems like I am not black enough or white enough or rich enough...
    bushi132001 bushi132001 26-30, M Oct 3, 2011

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    To Trust Or Not to Trust

    I trust until given a reason not to. It's taken me a lifetime to get here. I used to belong to the "No One Is Trusted Until They've Proven Themselves" Group. When someone hurts us we often close down in a hopeless attempt to prevent future pain. I did, until I realized...
    warmsmyheart warmsmyheart 51-55, F 7 Responses Jul 11, 2009

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    I'll Trust and Care, But Don't You Dare...

    ...Break My Heart. My very simple rule in friendship and love has been ignored many times....and I won't stand for it anymore.
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 30, 2009

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    And Sometimes Even After I Do Have A Reason Not To.

    I guess i am just one of those people... the ones that have a hard time letting go? Even after all I've been through with my ex. The pain, the control, the offenses, the abuse... all of it. Even his unforgivable sin of betrayal against me..... I still care. I haven't trusted...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 28, 2012

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    Once

    Trust is a binding pact....once defiled..it can never resurrect..... I can only love you once Though I can give you a second chance My heart can never accepts ignorance I might have innocent mind Naive but hard to find I could never be deaf nor blind Fool me, once, twice or any...
    4BlackForest 4BlackForest 36-40, F 4 Responses Mar 4, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    You don't know what I have been through regardless of who the person was, It wasn't a bad experience, never that. Peroooo I learned from it. You can always have that one friend who...
    DDanaaax3 DDanaaax3 13-15, F Apr 14

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    Two years ago, I began one of the hardest journeys in my short life. I literally had a restart button pushed, and starting over when you are 25 is beyond painful. To make a long...
    Djgordon Djgordon 26-30, F 5 hrs ago

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    In my life i have always cared, i have always been there for everyone else but sadly no one but God was ever truly there for me , always wanting.. expecting something from me...
    Nichalas Nichalas 22-25, M 1 hr ago

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    what did i do? I made a friend or at least I thought during my year on a course. We managed to get a job together and maintain our lunches and walking home together... We both...
    lilygeorge12 lilygeorge12 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    So today I finally hired a PI. My instinct should be proof enough.. But I need real proof. Feel like I'm having déjà vu. He is such a douche bag! For over a year had to...
    Hamnamatata Hamnamatata 41-45 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    so many times i have fallen pray to people.. I am a good person and would like to trust others but sadly i have been disappointed more than enough becoming Cialis and frayed, I...
    Nichalas Nichalas 22-25, M 1 hr ago

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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

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    I Dont Care, I Dont Care, I Dont Care, I Dont Care, I Dont Care, I Dont Care, I Dont Care, I Dont Care, I Dont Care, I Dont Care, I Dont Care, I Dont Care, I Dont Care.. I Care, NO...
    BreakingTheChainsOfMyLife BreakingTheChainsOfMyLife 18-21, M 10 hrs ago

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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...
    Inlovewithtecher Inlovewithtecher 16-17, F Apr 12

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    Over the last few years I've had problems with trusting people or opening up to near enough anyone. Some fo my now ex friends have moved to a different school and turned nasty...
    BloofWolfFang BloofWolfFang 16-17, F Apr 8

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    And the ones I do trust have earned it
    loveyou826 loveyou826 13-15, F 4 hrs ago

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    It was someone I hated, a week before first sleeping with my boyfriend (now fiancé). And I'm so glad I did, for a few reasons. Partly because of the physical aspects. For me, it...
    MissIntent MissIntent 18-21, F Mar 27

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    I love this group! I agree they do. Some for the good, some for the bad. The thing I think that everyone that comes into my life is here and is either a lesson or a blessing. I...
    funsnowgal funsnowgal 22-25, F Apr 11

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    I wish you cared about how much you hurt me- I wish you saw that you ruined my life and tore me into pieces. I wish that if you saw everything you did to me that it would actually...
    erndo23 erndo23 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    All my life I've placed trust in people. My mother....father....aunts....uncles....siblings.....and since marriage. My wife...my in-laws and to a honestly eye opening avail. All...
    MrKnowledgeable MrKnowledgeable 31-35 Mar 23

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    I have always been like this, since I was a child. The only difference is that the older I get, the more shy (in person) I get. I feel it has a lot to do with me being bullied...
    MrsGrisham MrsGrisham 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I was best friends with one boy for over a year and we went out a lot together. We went to the cinema, parties, shopping and I really trusted him. We had so many laughs together...
    rydriscoll rydriscoll 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    They say that 'keep your friends close and your enemies closer' and that is my main reason for not being able to trust. Feelings fade and people change, trust doesn't last forever...
    thisisanick thisisanick 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 27

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    I would like to share one of my favorite verses in the Bible. Philippians 4:19 And my God will supply all your needs according to His glorious riches in Christ Jesus. We can...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    Every guy I have ever liked in my entire life has either not felt the same way as me, has ended up being a total jerk, has used me, forgotten me, hurt me, or has simply tossed me...
    Sapphire14 Sapphire14 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 1

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    As I type this tonight, I find myself wishing I could turn back the clock and yet i realize that we are all here in this moment for a reason. From me writing this to you reading...
    PeterBGood PeterBGood 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    I believe that people come in and leave your life for a reason. 16 months ago I was in a bad place and overall felt alone. Like I wasnt needed. I felt like I had the weight of the...
    Skyiiler Skyiiler 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    I've been let down by my fiancé. He's betrayed my trust by cheating on me, lying to me, lying to others about me and now he's gone and told someone the reasons I had the...
    Jenezebel Jenezebel 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    Hey! I'm new here at EP and I really need someone to talk to, good advice, experiences and such.. I don't know what to do! My boyfriend did do drugs and tried to take his own life...
    lilcarey lilcarey 22-25, F Mar 27

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    We see many people come and go on E.P. Some end up our friends and although they leave, they develop a relationship with us which is just deeper than E.P. When you are in...
    alwaysawanderer alwaysawanderer 66-70, M 1 Response Mar 31

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    Learn from my decades of experience. You will be building a reputation for yourself from grade school until the day you die. You are constantly selling yourself as someone valuable...
    1490wayb 1490wayb 46-50, M Apr 10

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    People are so fickle,I know this because I'm fickle. Me,human and fickle. I wish I wasn't,I wish I could deem myself superior to all humanity but I'm not. I try to do my best,to...
    RedeemingRose RedeemingRose 18-21, F Apr 4

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    Every guy I've been with gives me multiple reasons not to trust then... But I give people chance.. After chance... After chance.. After chance..
    Alleyahnevaeh Alleyahnevaeh 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    Trust is a big thing to have in your life with people you love or care for,I always test my friendship with people I meet,especially when they want to continue the friendship,and...
    dimples62 dimples62 51-55 3 Responses Apr 8

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    I had never been close to my mother for as long as i can remember . We are just very different from each other. A lot comes from the fact that she never treated me well in my...
    Norajean1109 Norajean1109 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    What kind of friend goes behind my back and talks **** about me?? I mean seriously, If u do that then your not my friend! You talk about me as if you know me and what it goin thru...
    Blissfulkissofdeath Blissfulkissofdeath 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am always afraid of hurting those who I care about, and those who care about me. I am always afraid that I am going to do, or say something that will hurt them, that is why I...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    I am married to an incredible man. When we met he warned me of his disability. To look at him, you would never know he suffers from debilitating back and spinal pain. Yet, he...
    hedymorris hedymorris 46-50, F Apr 3

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    The strangest thing happened today... I thought I should tackle a task on my to-do list. After doing an online search, I found a notebook that seemed like a suitable buy and...
    jenga1 jenga1 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    I had almost given up until I found my gift of word....now what I mean is I one day decided to create a fake profile and a real one. One posting as some supermodel guy who loves...
    apolloburnstar apolloburnstar 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I am a well educated and a career woman. I have earned a bachelor's degree in computer science and work as a computer specialist and programmer for the government.
    mombusyoncomputer mombusyoncomputer 31-35, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I do believe that people come into your life for a reason. Every single person that ever came into your life came for a reason; some for a season, a few for a lifetime. Sometimes...
    Pjay23 Pjay23 22-25 Mar 27

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    I care too much, and I end up getting hurt. I'm always the one let down, left behind or given for granted and I hate it. I'm always the one who tries to make up after quarrels, who...
    mynameisarianna mynameisarianna 16-17, F Apr 2

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    My nephew's wedding! Growing up my nephew and I were close. He always privately said I was his favorite Aunt. I babysat him, attended all his functions, gave gifts etc. I...
    lagatta lagatta 41-45, F 4 Responses Apr 9

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    I trust no one sad but true i have had my fair share of people breaking my trust, and making a fool out of me, so now i call the shots, i protect myself by building up walls, i get...
    TrueBlueyes TrueBlueyes 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 23

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    I really don't know why I have trust issues. It doesn't make sense why I do. I mean, I don't think I had them before I met my friend Isaac. But I can't be sure. Isaac has been my...
    DeJeKlu DeJeKlu 18-21, F Mar 29

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    I trusted before, of course! but not that fully wholly trust that makes you pour your soul out to the one you trust! and I guess I'll never fine someone like that.. not ever. In...
    00Wieme00 00Wieme00 16-17, F Mar 30

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    I always have a hard time trusting people. I've been staved in the back so many times before, that I'm always scared it will happen again and usually, it does. I have trust issues...
    musicismysalvation musicismysalvation 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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