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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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    Magdalenka Magdalenka 26-30, F 15 hrs ago

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    But I am trying, and it is damn hard!! Life and the people in it can definitely speed you along in developing some pretty stellar trust issues over the years. In the past year, I...
    Chrye Chrye 51-55, F 6 Responses May 6

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    Hi I go by Fruity punch on here.I would like to share a personal story and experience about me.Lately I am finding I cant trust anyone anymore.Here is an example of what has happen...
    Fruitypunch15 Fruitypunch15 31-35 19 hrs ago

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    Struggling with trust today. Trust hurts. But i do not want to lose the ability to trust or take the chance in missing out on something amazing because of my lack of it. i do not...
    DiaLeigh DiaLeigh 26-30, F 8 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I haven't had a real group of friends since 7th grade and I'm about to be a senior I just want a group I can trust and roll with have parties and laugh a lot again
    BurningSkies23 BurningSkies23 16-17, F 7 hrs ago

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    As much as I hate the way we parted ways I sincerely believe its for the best. I am learning to forgive myself for wanting you to be a certain way.... I am forgiving myself for...
    brightred77 brightred77 31-35, F 1 hr ago

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    My whole life I had have trust issues. It seemed like I was always told something and then it would change. I never knew what to believe? I have a very hard time trusting people. I...
    ButterflyPrincess876 ButterflyPrincess876 22-25, F 3 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Don't you just hate it when all your friends stab you in the back? When you make a promise that you'll never leave one another even in times where one is in need or in trouble...
    SebbyPewPew12 SebbyPewPew12 13-15, M 39 mins ago

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    Hi I go by fruity punch on here.I thought I would share a personal experience.I use to be able trust people.But because of some bad experience and some bad friendships with friends...
    Fruitypunch15 Fruitypunch15 31-35 May 8

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    Israel’s Plan to Kill Lebanese CiviliansIsrael has preannounced its intent to inflict heavy civilian casualties the next time it bombs southern Lebanon, already claiming that...
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    mspokwang mspokwang 36-40, F 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I had my serious boyfriend when i was really young. We broke up when i just went to college and he didn't. So we kind of got separated and he cheated on me with another girl. I was...
    poorchild257 poorchild257 18-21, F 17 hrs ago

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    My dad yelled at me. He says I spend too much time locked up in my room on the computer. It's not actually true, and I think that I was *this* close to being grounded probably just...
    IRemainAnonymous IRemainAnonymous 13-15, F 5 hrs ago

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    jaejae200 jaejae200 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    nicegirlinaz nicegirlinaz 36-40, F 4 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    My best friend and I planned to spend the afternoon together. I spent the whole day waiting for her to finish school and then I texted her asking her when she'll get to my house...
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    i love helping people and i had alot of friends and all of them sucked! all they care about is themselves and they dgaf about me.... i have always been there for them but they're...
    kazzicat kazzicat 13-15, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I stopped trusting my husband before we even got married. We were on a trip at a beach with some friends and everyone was having a good time, but then we were at the pool. I had...
    Mystery08 Mystery08 22-25, F 1 Response May 2

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    ArtLover01 ArtLover01 66-70, F 3 Responses Apr 23

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    I would trust my family and friends with my life, but not my pain. My pain is mine; mine to keep, mine to solve. I trust my friends, but I wouldn't tell them things that could be...
    tearfilledocean tearfilledocean 16-17, F May 9

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    tornsin tornsin 31-35, M 5 Responses Apr 26

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    Sil833 Sil833 18-21, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    Fruitypunch15 Fruitypunch15 31-35 3 Responses Apr 29

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    LitoWatts LitoWatts 26-30, F 1 Response May 5

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    Extant1 Extant1 51-55, M 8 Responses May 10

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