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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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    ONE Day, Some Day

    I WANT TO BE ABLE TO GIVE MY HEART FULLY TO A MAN AND BE CONFIDENT ENOUGH TO KNOW THAT, IN HIS HANDS, IT'S SAFE. NOW IF I THINK THAT WILL BE PROBABLE IS ANOTHER QUESTION. SO FAR LOVING PEOPLE HAS ONLY LED TO PAIN FOR ME. I STILL FEEL POSITIVE EMOTIONS, ESPECIALLY TOWARDS MY TWO...
    fukkboii fukkboii 36-40, F 2 Responses May 9, 2009

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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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    How can I trust my husband again? He said we are going to try to work it out but I know he is still in communication with his other woman. I feel so tortured. I can't just trust...
    purplefreespirit purplefreespirit 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    so I always wanted to be a girl obviously or else I wouldn't be on this page I am a 17 year old guy and I like cross dressing my family is supportive I am a foster child when I...
    alexscorby778 alexscorby778 18-21, T 5 Responses Mar 22

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    two and a half years, and now my ex won't even talk to me..I'm alone and I wanna find someone to share my stories with, it's just hard after so long with having someone there all...
    artsarelife20 artsarelife20 16-17, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    1. I'm in the middle of a divorce 2. I have 5 kids... 4 grown and a 10 year old. 3. I support gay marriage 4. I drink tea a lot and will have a glass of wine once or twice a month...
    upextraolives upextraolives 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 11

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    I believe you have to have trust to make a solid foundation of friendship. I do NOT believe in an instant friendship. I will get to know anyone that wants to be known. However to...
    RebekahWriter13 RebekahWriter13 31-35, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Let's try to be happy again.In a world that is cold,we by choices have a right to move to the warmer side..Paying attention to life-to it's beauty,oddity,wonder I hope you would...
    walkingwarrior walkingwarrior 26-30, F 3 hrs ago

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    I’m at a crossroads. I have been with my husband for 10 years; married for half of that time. We had years of bliss. We met in college and grew together. We loved each other...
    lostinthemountains lostinthemountains 26-30, F Mar 22

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    I'd choose you every time! If I had every guy I've ever liked in my entire life lined up in front of me and they all felt the same way back right then I'd choose you every time! No...
    NRF25 NRF25 26-30, F Mar 29

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    My trust in anyone and everyone is gone... Everyone is an enemy now... I feel like people are always against me, I'm always paranoid people are gonna try to hurt me or attack me...
    Catho Catho 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    The film school course i want to take starts soon and I'm so nervous to be alone and awkward again. I've done different courses before and I've always been the loner and awkward, I...
    m4riiam m4riiam 16-17, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Yes me again
    dialzero4fun dialzero4fun 46-50, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I can never believe you again. Ever. You have lied about everything. We were supposed to be married. We were supposed to work together and have each other's backs. Instead, you...
    WorkItMami WorkItMami 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    I'm a guy currently 22 back when I was about 13 years old I kept a journal posting my inner most thoughts and secrets. One day when I was in New York visiting family I got a call...
    Beefylover Beefylover 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    I don't want to blame anyone for my choices and behaviour overall I simply want to find the cause of what's happening to me or how I can help myself. People are constantly...
    kimberlee1876 kimberlee1876 22-25, F Apr 9

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    A. Ten favorite special days 1. Christmas 2. New Year 3. Chinese New Year 4. Thanksgiving 5. my birthday 6. my man of heart's birthday 7. any day I see I have email from my dad 8...
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I am in love with a married a woman whom I deeply admire and want to spend the rest of my life with. We both are pretty much of the same age. Let me tell about this wonderful...
    super36 super36 36-40, M Apr 8

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    Will I ever trust my husband again because I know that we belong together and we do love each other very much. Can't bring myself to trust him fully again and he is very good to me...
    williecaro williecaro 41-45 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    It wasn't voluntary by any means. I was hanging out with a "friend" in 7th grade; for the purposes of this story, let's call her Jane. She was the only person who would talk to me...
    Boulier Boulier 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    hi I am not really sure what I am doing I just joined my husband said that its a great place to write your stories and see what everyone writes I too would love to fall in love...
    smuffette1967 smuffette1967 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    My Ex came by the other day.... at first she seemed angry and stern. I gathered this by the tone in her voice and her telling me over and over again that she is here to talk this...
    VintageSparrow VintageSparrow 22-25, F Apr 7

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    Why not now?. No, not right now. Right now I want to tell my story and experience with smoking. As many others, I was standing in a shed with an friend, he was smoking and asked...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    It takes a lot of courage and trust to look past what you’ve been through and trust someone new not to put you through it again.... slw
    submissivelittlewoman submissivelittlewoman 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    is it any wonder I have trust Issues? You close yourself off from people because you've been betrayed enough times that you throw up walls to protect yourself. Then somebody...
    RestlessWarrior1 RestlessWarrior1 46-50, M 1 Response a week ago

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    is it any wonder I have trust Issues? You close yourself off from people because you've been betrayed enough times that you throw up walls to protect yourself. Then somebody...
    RestlessWarrior1 RestlessWarrior1 46-50, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    This is my anonymous outlet so have come back to write once again. I have identified a problem in life which can hold most people back from better choices and clearer thinking. My...
    topboy1968 topboy1968 41-45 5 Responses Mar 21

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    Here's a little about me: Look, people. If you don't trust me, that's great. If you do trust me, fantastic. I don't trust easily and anyone who abuses my trust? I don't trust them...
    shadowsrain13 shadowsrain13 13-15, F Mar 24

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    I've started seeing my ex again.. He held me as I cried in his arms about how much I've missed him and how no one else can compare.. Now it's raining and I'm afraid of getting hurt...
    n1n74 n1n74 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 26

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    Just a message to all of you people, more often men, who lust after premature girls, and vulnerable women. You're all scum of humankind, the equivalent of the dirt I scrape off my...
    Justjonathan Justjonathan 16-17, M 4 Responses Apr 4

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    the time my friend Freddie became a girl chapter 2 part 9 I kept thinking about what would happen if this were a school week, how would I explain to Suzanne that I don?t go to...
    Jaitheboy Jaitheboy 13-15, T Apr 7

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    I should be sad. If I was happy that would make me some kind of psychopath. I have learned to be calm. I can still smile and genuinely laugh. Sometimes, I believe I'm going to...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 21

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    Smart Relationships : My approach to build one . Atlast I permitted my boyfriend to enter in my life :) He will live with me in my house along with my family . Love these moments...
    rsushama73 rsushama73 41-45, F Mar 25

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    I was raised to love. I was raised with the idea that falling in love is part of life and I should look for someone with whom I want to spend my life. I was raised to sincerely...
    MidnightLaughter MidnightLaughter 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I won't let you change my essence. Nobody gets to affect who I am. I learn. I try not to do it again but you won't damage me or consume me into darkness. Many have tried. I...
    grommit3 grommit3 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 8

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    While I could say thx u to a lot of EP ppl.. and trust me i wish i had time for all of u, and i'll get to it x.x im sorry.. i want to say thx you to someone special to me in...
    InfiniteMusic InfiniteMusic 16-17, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Once again i find myself missing it :/ I miss being vulnerable with someone,opening up,showing them the parts i seldom show anyone.I miss it.It's hard starting over again,finding...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 30

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    I refuse to trust or accept this federal government here in America. President Obama has no clue on our economy, overseas matters such as negotiating a treaty war efforts and our...
    oldernudistfemale oldernudistfemale 51-55, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    and again you take advantage of me.. I'm ready to give up.. I trusted you.. I still do.. maybe I'm just dumb
    xTheGirlYouWishYouKnewx xTheGirlYouWishYouKnewx 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I don't want to be close to you because of all the things people have put me though. To open up and have friends is to suffer criticism again and again. Slash me open with your...
    SupressedOne SupressedOne 36-40, F 1 Response 2 days ago