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I Trust My Instincts

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    They Are There For A Reason.

    Instincts to me are there to protect us. To help us give ourselves a warning before jumping into a bad idea, a dangerous situation, a risky event. I have always trusted my instincts. If I had wanted to take a class and decided that I would, but when I'm about to choose it...
    sasukesnumber1fan sasukesnumber1fan 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 9, 2010

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    Your Inner Most Feelings Are Your Guide

    It's a communication to you on which path to take. Sometimes I look back on the person I use to be and I laugh. In those moments, I was trusting my instincts and following the signs. It took me on a long journey only to discover that what I was seeking was within my midst all...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 14, 2012

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    The Ex-bf

    I was involved with a guy and things were getting quite serious. He was 27 and I was 19. Despite the progression of the relationship he still hadn't told me a lot about his family or his beliefs and there seemed to be so many trivial little facts that he didn't share. After a...
    fresheyes fresheyes 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 12, 2009

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    I Have What I Like To Call My ''perv Radar''

    Ladies you might have a perv radar also. You know you can most of the time sense the guys who are just typical dirty minded but are just normal men. Then their are the ones that want one thing only from you, and only see you as a ''sexual object.'' Then their are the ones who...
    Tara277 Tara277 26-30, F May 31, 2012

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    Strange But True

    What I'm most known for among friends and family is being logical, reasonable and level-headed so even to myself it sounds strange to say I trust my instincts above any train of reasoning but it's true. My past is rife with decisions made purely by instinct but to my knowledge...
    Powderblue Powderblue 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 10, 2011

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    What A Nice Park Or Not

    This aint a very fresh experience its around a week old but still fresh lol It was around 1 and 20 pm that i was returning home after some work and around a block from where i live is a newly made park  with some benches where the grass is there some shady looking guys were...
    SadisticSkull SadisticSkull 18-21, M Dec 1, 2010

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    THE Landlady and Her Brother.

    Generally it's not 100% full proof. Today however I was supposed to go and view a room in a houseshare. Before I decided to jump in with getting a flat, I was going to just get a room and take the safe financial option. I decided though that after having my own place and...
    woohoo1991 woohoo1991 26-30, F Aug 11, 2009

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    Trust your own instinct.

    Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone else's. Billy Wilder
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 19, 2014

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    I open up to those I trust,

    but you can expect the same in return with me
    kittyluv78 kittyluv78 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 3, 2014

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    Instinct

    Posted April 18th, 2011 at 6:56AM                                             I think I love you                               and i thiNk you loved me too                                           Similar feelings...
    friendlycat friendlycat 26-30, F Apr 19, 2011

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    mblan11 mblan11 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    Instinct ??

    There are 4 types of person in this world : 1. The person who knows, and knows that he knows. He is wise, so consult him. 2. The person who knows, but doesn't know that he knows. Help him not forget what he knows. 3. The person who knows not, and knows that he knows not. Teach...
    FallenCool FallenCool 26-30, M Apr 20, 2011

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    I'M Deaf To Mine Sometimes

    I could have spared myself a lot of pain and misery if I had just listened to my instincts. My instincts have saved my life at least 10 times but when it comes to other things I'll ignore it. I really need to stop doing that. I trust them it's just that I'm conveniently deaf to...
    JinxSilver JinxSilver 18-21, F Apr 27, 2013

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    I trust my Outstincts!

    !!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Hornesty Hornesty 46-50, M Aug 2

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    They've Helped

    My instincts are, usually, right. I know when taking my tests, especially in French, my instincts really helped and I was able to keep near the top of the class by going with my instincts. They really do help when learning new languages. Well, they help me anyway!
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 13, 2007

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    I Knew As Soon As I Saw Her Look At Him

    I knew my ex was cheating on me as soon as I saw her look at my friend at a party. Then he looked back and I released hell. It was a sad lonely night in the cell for me but a painful night for my ex friend in the hospital. Violence isn't always the answer of course but...
    Mydarkrimes Mydarkrimes 26-30, M Apr 13, 2012

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    I Trust Them About People

    We all are around people so much that we notice when someone is acting strange. We might not be able to articulate why, but they give us a weird feeling, we're usually a bit hesitant about them. Today I went to the gas station with my fiance to pick up some crackers and 7 up...
    hekatemoon hekatemoon 22-25, F Nov 26, 2010

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    "Trust your instincts.

    Intuition doesn't lie." Oprah "Never apologize for trusting your intuition~your brain can play tricks, your heart can blind, but your gut is always right." Rachel Wolchin
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F Jul 24, 2014

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    Right Instincts

    I got inspired writting this little story since there's a question that was asked. Does instinct really exist? Asked By: ReignEx 4 hours ago, 3 days left to answer.   Rating (5) | Flag     Answer Question One of the answers to ReignEx question:   Posted by...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Apr 15, 2012

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    The Best

    I "go with my gut"; my first instinct. When I don't I usually regret it.
    TiPoupon TiPoupon 18-21, F Jun 20, 2008

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    One of the most hurtful things is

    when a person lies to you and they don't realize that they're harming themselves not just to the other person... In addition to that they keep blaming the other person and don't recognize their own mistakes, it seems that they get their ego boost by blaming or judging the other...
    fabmara fabmara 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 18, 2014

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    Meaning: I won't give out my name,

    address, my school name, my pics on an app like this. With anything I act on instinct, so if I block you don't be shocked why. "I just got blocked and idk why" Because I frankly don't have trust in anyone on EP and apps like it. I don't add old people and if I never had a...
    FunnyandNerdy FunnyandNerdy 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 27, 2014

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    My Inner Voice

    Every single day I listen to my inner voice and I mind all my instincts. When I hold true to my own good heart I make my way in life so much better.
    LadyGypsy LadyGypsy 36-40, F Apr 27, 2013

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    They Know

    Sometimes it's not what I want to hear, but they always know. Always right when something is amiss, or wrong, or off.  Always know when something will be okay and that things will work out for the better, too.  Always know a good thing when they feel it.  They...
    filthydieseltech filthydieseltech 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 3, 2009

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    VelcroB VelcroB 41-45, M 3 Responses Aug 4

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    I Wish I Did More

    Fairly frequently I hear that little voice frantically warning me that my intended course of action will result in my being FUBAR. For whatever reason, I muzzle the bastard and carry on, only to experience that forehead-slapping, d'oh inducing moment of realization that had I...
    Littlebrownbat Littlebrownbat 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 9, 2011

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    The Truth

    My Mother never liked her. She was a customer in the bar my parents managed; attractive, well groomed, with good manners. Saturday nights usually included some kind of drunken fracas, but she was never involved – an exemplary patron. My Dad didn’t understand: “She’s no...
    gerardfsmith gerardfsmith 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 21, 2010

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    Early Warning System

    Better than anything any techno geek can come up with - your body has a multimillion dollar early warning system. It's called gut instinct and when it's tripped: that's how you get the fight or flight response. I didn't always trust me instinct the way I do now. I learned quickly...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 28, 2009

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    If we are to find our inner peace we must grow,

    learning to recognize and trust our instincts will help us in this journey of self discovery. Don’t accept labels, they don’t define who you are. Use them instead as a catalyst to discover your greatness. It is in overcoming bi-polar, ocd, depression and other forms of...
    curiosi curiosi 51-55, F Mar 5

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    Instincts

    There's a big percentage when it comes to me and my instinct.  Many times, I just don't pay enough attention to it.A few years ago, there was people in my house and I saw the way this person looked at the other.  My instinct told me something and I just let it be.Another time...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Oct 10, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    I used to trust everyone. I was often manipulated and let down by many people. I lost my previous job because of my trust in others. No more.
    zarpanzur zarpanzur 26-30, M 5 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 11 hrs 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 15 hrs 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 1 Response 1 day 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 2 days ago

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    when I open up and begin to trust, I get hurt. it hurts like my heart is being ripped from my body. when I express my feelings, they are thrown to the ground to be stomped. I am...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 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 3 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 6 days 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 6 days 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 6 days 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 6 days ago

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