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I Want to Trust Again

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    What Is Going On With Me....

    It seems like I have been having a lot of difficulties with trust. The people I went out with didn't like me enough to stick around. At least they didn't show it. Sometimes I have learned to trust my insticnct on that. I am learning to trust once again, but slower than I want to...
    Christian02 Christian02 22-25, F May 20, 2013

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    A Work In Progress...

     It is going to take a lot of work and inner reflection to learn to trust again.  After dealing with systemic mistrust in a relationship for 24 years....I wonder if I will be able to ever trust that anyone says what they mean and mean what they say.....?  It is a...
    invisiblewife invisiblewife 41-45, F May 8, 2009

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    I've had these issues for a long time. Now, unfortunately after having the same experience over and over and over again, I've come to understand. I tend to date the same man...
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    I'm huge on trust. If I no longer trust you or you give me the slightest reason not to trust you, you're pretty much dead to me. It'll be hard to gain my friendship, trust and...
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    I never understood the magnitude of the impact cheating would have on me. It's been years and I'm not even with the cheater any more, but somehow, when I meet someone, I am...
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    I want to stop loving him ... But every time I met him the feeling grows stronger and seems the only the solution to get rid of him in my life. trust me I have tried ... But every...
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    If there's one thing I hate the most it's back-talking, especially when it's negative of what someone gives his or her own interpretations to which are all wrong. If I ever catch...
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    "I don't trust people easily." I don't completely understand why that sentence bothers me so much. I think it's just because you're not supposed to trust people easily. People say...
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    I am the most realistic person you could ever meet. For instance, I don't allow myself to dream. I instead make myself see the reality of things in almost every situation. Yet...
    dulcivoluptas dulcivoluptas 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    Oh Angelina the taste of your smooth skin, the texture of your cyan eyes, the luxurious attitude that lifts your spirits up so high that it brightens mine, is in sensual contact...
    QuietFreedom QuietFreedom 18-21, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    this should not be a surprise because how the world is now. You cannot trust anyone really. It all depends on what you are trusting them for. As far as my experiences most really...
    Babeondwy Babeondwy 41-45, F 5 days ago

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    my trust issues aren't just paranoia, my trust issues are because so many people have proven time and time again that they can't be trusted.
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    And I've made that difference. I've come out of my shell with my writing. I showed poetry to two of my closest friends. I've talked with military recruiters and offered more jobs...
    Kkgunny Kkgunny 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I was already drowning in the dark and you had to push me down further to make yourself feel better and free. I can’t believe you would do this to me. You knew it would hurt me...
    nathanieljlaw nathanieljlaw 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    Why does everything have to be a competition with you? You're turning all my friends against me. You were someone I trusted and called my number one best friend. Then I finally...
    Indicudsarah Indicudsarah 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    After yet another attempt to clarify the situation, I'm feeling more drained than ever. Conversations aren't easy, perceptions are different. I can sense and hear nothing but...
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I'm really starting to want to again...
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    Today again I feel this way..one more dream about one more person..drags me so hard into the past...why dont both of u besties stay away from my life and my dreams? Why do u have...
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    I went out for drinks today. The alcohol always has the same effect - all of my walls come crashing down, together with my persistent denial of the truth. I can't let go. I love...
    laughingtiger laughingtiger 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 17

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    I want to be forgiven for cheating on my boyfriend. I been with him on and off for a long time. I cheated because I was lonely and felt ignored in the relationship. I feel like he...
    db174 db174 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 14

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    I think the best way to explain this is by stating the simple fact that I do not like our society today. Or the people of today. The fact that trust can be barely achieved because...
    Bigtoekiddo Bigtoekiddo 13-15, F Jul 14

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    I just can't. I have trusted so many people and they all just let me fall without catching me. And I also don't trust people when they compliment me. It's just that I have had...
    IwasHurtAlot IwasHurtAlot 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    Is life really that great? It doesn't seem that way to me. You wake up everyday, work your *** off, to pay for bills or school so that you can "better" yourself? So apparently...
    nunezquinnad nunezquinnad 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 12

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    Ugh I just want another child. Whatever selfish reasons I have I just do. There's such an emotional connection to having a child one that no other can understand till you feel for...
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    You tell me you're too scared to fall in love in case your heat gets broken but baby if that's the case I'll bring superglue, all your favourite junk foods and I'll even get you a...
    HopefulLovatic HopefulLovatic 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    How HIV Children Are Injured And Kill By The Actions Of The City Of Salinas, Ca. The Salinas Valley is one of the largest agricultural centers in the USA and the city of...
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    Long rant I apologize. Ahead of time. Also if you read whole thing please leave a comment. Or heart it. Why is it so hard to trust. Is it cause actions speak louder then words. I...
    painsurvivor painsurvivor 36-40, M 6 Responses Jul 10

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    I have many many friends but I don't trust none of them I don't fit with them, I don't feel comfortable with them. I am very secretive I keep all my secrets and things to myself,I...
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    I've trusted too easily once. Never going to do that again. That's why I don't find anyone (besides friends and family) trustworthy.
    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F Jul 8

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    I don't trust anyone. I don't trust anyone other than my online friends because I know they will never leak my secrets. I've lived life with fake friends and so called "true...
    TheBeastlyWoman TheBeastlyWoman 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    I don't want to be alive anymore yet I'm afraid to die. The world and society sucks. My life has been s****y forever and I don't know what to do anymore. I feel like I can't trust...
    FutureVet2014 FutureVet2014 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    Lifelong? I don't know how realistic that is though that would be nice.All i know i just wanna have healthy relationships with people who i let into my life.I wanna have healthy...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 6

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