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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 1 Response Mar 5

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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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    I feel lied to and I know I should trust my

    instincts. I hate feeling like I'm being played for a fool.
    BlueRose601 BlueRose601 31-35, F Apr 25, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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 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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    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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    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 along...
    FindMeIAmYours FindMeIAmYours 18-21, F 5 days ago

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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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I read an interesting take on trust and can't for the life of me remember where but credit where credit is due, I found it worth some thought. The article maintained that our...
    Chrye Chrye 51-55, F 2 Responses Mar 6

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    I agree I don't trust many people. I find to many people start talking to you and act like they are your friend, but the more you talk to them there true self comes out and it is...
    btiny13 btiny13 70+ 1 Response Mar 14

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    I do have some trust issues, some pretty stellar ones. But as I was taking a look at my world the other day, it occurred to me that there are a handful of people that I do trust...
    Chrye Chrye 51-55, F 3 Responses Mar 6

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    I agree and you have to be careful who you trust on here. and as you get to know some of the ones in your circle the more your on here it is like your circle keeps getting smaller...
    btiny13 btiny13 70+ 2 Responses Mar 14

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    Really feeling this song song right now....A one a two... a one two threeeee four"A Matter Of Trust"Some love is just a lie of the heartThe cold remains of what began with a...
    AlwaysGood AlwaysGood 51-55, M Mar 16

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    I joined this group because yes I have trust issues. I am not alone in this, I am today's norm when it comes to the world. Trust issues is on the rise every day that goes by...
    Yeahbaybey Yeahbaybey 46-50, F 4 days ago

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    I quite frankly don't trust anyone but some of my family members, well I've been taken advantage of multiple times by: friends, family, and partners. I'm just to much of a people...
    DevinaLockwood DevinaLockwood 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    But to what point do I just sit her trusting or figure out the solution on my own? "When everything seems to be going wrong, you can still utter these four words: 'I trust you...
    AmyOnEP AmyOnEP 41-45, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I don't have many friends pretty much because I have trust issues and I know that it's worse that I know it. I can't trust anyone truthfully because they will never understand me...
    lilac2001 lilac2001 13-15, F Mar 8

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    I was cheated on, and it hurts. It happened once and I believe not again. But he lied to me for a year and a half and denied my intuition in repeated confrontations (I knew...
    tactactac tactactac 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 10

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    Everyone I've ever trusted has broken my trust as soon as I opened up about something very dark and personal. Sometimes it would be very big to me and they would turn around and...
    Insanity404 Insanity404 18-21, F Mar 16

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    i have trust issues because of my past and now it effects me and everyone around me but im working on it and i have help it may take a while but im sick not being able to trust...
    angelwolf18 angelwolf18 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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    If she can't be honest and trustworthy then leave her alone. Its very simple if you don't trust her keep walking. She has to be honest, trustworthy, loving, supporting...
    timberland1972 timberland1972 41-45 3 days ago

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    You should never put your full trust in someone. They are human and WILL let you down. I put my trust in Jehova God in the name of Jesus Christ through the power of his spirit do...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 11 hrs ago

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    I do not have trust issues with family and friends. However, I do have trust issues with some clients and with many people and in Internet website chat rooms. The main reason is...
    femaleinhomesaunaandpool femaleinhomesaunaandpool 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 4

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