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I Wish I Could Trust People

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    Of course i wish i could trust real people in my life as well but it seems like more and more i just should not trust anyone online or off.   I shouldn't condemn everyone for a few idiots.... but its hard. I just don't get how some people's minds work. Apparently if you...
    Tacit Tacit 22-25, F 7 Responses Aug 8, 2008

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    Live Life In Fear

    I trusted people quite easily when I was younger, before I learned you can trust nobody. Not even yourself. I want to trust people like I could back then, but I can't. I learned from my mistakes, from my whole life. Why is it that people who work there ******* *** off, get...
    XxLoneFoxxX XxLoneFoxxX 18-21, F Sep 2, 2011

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    Be Nice

    I wish I was able to trust people, but so many people have hurt me, and broke that trust, even family, so It is really hard for me to trust anyone these days, I am learning to trust people more and more, but it is still something that I struggle with. I hope one day to be able to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 26, 2013

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    "I Wish I Could Trust People"

    I wish I was able to trust people, but so many people have hurt me, and broke that trust, even family, so It is really hard for me to trust anyone these days, I am learning to trust people more and more, but it is still something that I struggle with. I hope one day to be able to...
    DyinToBeLoved DyinToBeLoved 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 27, 2008

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    Painful Prevention

    ...When i was younger...i used to trust in people...no one seemed to need me and i was insignificant to them...but i still believed that there were people out there who understands and will stay by ure side...that was until i was betrayed by the only person that i had begun to...
    ConLocura ConLocura 18-21, F Aug 21, 2009

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    Someone Taught Me Not to Trust....

     I am dealing with life one day at a time and enjoying it.  Life is hard with out my kids everyday but they are in good hands with Emmet and I know he is a great dad. I know that he is not strong enough to live without them.... he would die otherwise. I love my...
    ericalee4 ericalee4 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 30, 2009

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    A few years ago when I was 10 years old I was raped by my stepfather. He was a man I loved and trusted and then one day while my mom was out of the house and the two of us were in...
    courtney21192 courtney21192 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    This is practically my life story...why I am so afraid to trust people lies within how I have been treated...
    BrokenGlassDoll BrokenGlassDoll 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    Watch our for the user PeaceAndLove1. She's a fake person and can't be trusted. Btw she has a secret she doesn't want people knowing. She's just not a nice person and I want her to...
    BrandonVidya2014 BrandonVidya2014 18-21, M Nov 20

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    Watch our for the user PeaceAndLove1. She's a fake person and can't be trusted. Btw she has a secret she doesn't want people knowing. She's just not a nice person and I want her to...
    BrandonVidya2014 BrandonVidya2014 18-21, M Nov 20

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    I have been catfished, and I'd like to not have it happen again. Is it too much to ask to request your Skype name when we are meeting, so I can see if you are who you say you are...
    iwanttoownyou iwanttoownyou 36-40, M Dec 1

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    I try to be 100-90% honest... but people want to keep things that involve my happiness.. and wonder why I stop being so honest with them.... I stoped trusting you when you mislead...
    butterflyofchange butterflyofchange 18-21, F Dec 1

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    I honestly don't know if it will ever trust anyone again. It didn't work so well last time. If I do it will take a long long time
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F Dec 1

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    Trust is something i give to someone but always taken for granted -_-
    Moonembracingthesun Moonembracingthesun 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    One of the biggest obstacles about leaving my H will be that I will need to go to work full-time, which means she will be in other peoples care. That is terrifying to me.
    FreyjaInBattle FreyjaInBattle 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 3

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    I hate people who lie to me, fake there life's with something they desire to have, and don't admit truth. Truth to progress and explore to make there life exciting yet lie, it's...
    Interestedinsubject Interestedinsubject 22-25, M 22 hrs ago

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    Stayed out late. Didn't have a curfew, didn't get into trouble until after Thanksgiving. It wasn't even my friends fault
    LilRedFoxTail LilRedFoxTail 18-21, M Nov 30

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    Why don't I believe you anymore
    paradox123 paradox123 16-17, F Dec 5

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    It sucks but not trusting people is very much apart of me. I have notice every time I open up to someone I hear myself say "Shut up, Don't trust them! You know what happened last...
    LoveisBeautiful5013 LoveisBeautiful5013 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 1

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    All my relationships - dating, family and friends. I've been lied to and cheated it, made feel unimportant, verbally and mentally abused to the point where i have a hard time...
    bestofme85 bestofme85 26-30, F Dec 4

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    i have truth issues. it's really hard for me to trust people, because i've been hurt so many times. but i know that i'm not alone. i wouldn't wish heart break on my worst enemy. it...
    courtneythepizzaqueen courtneythepizzaqueen 13-15, F 4 Responses Nov 19

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    I feel like I need to say something. Ever since a child, I've had severe trust issues. I was put through foster care, which was really hard. My approve mother was abusive and I...
    iwuvmusic iwuvmusic 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 29

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    And someone I thought I could trust has just fallen off the list of people I trust.
    RedMarcher RedMarcher 16-17, M Dec 10

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    My trust go back to childhood. I haven't always been one to trust people. I had a lot of friends growing up that back stabbed me. Growing up I would say I was a little depressed...
    feelinglost84 feelinglost84 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 20

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    Am I the only one who hates that we HAVE to rely on people to live. We have to rely on doctors to help when sick, same with surgeons. We have to rely on farmers to get us our food...
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 5 Responses Nov 21

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    - course I do and the smart people always have trust issues. Only fools, naive and gullible people tend to fall for everything. Obviously since it's the net fooling and messing...
    Ic3Queen Ic3Queen 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 3

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    people are rarely honest with themselves let alone each other. everyone I have confronted about directly lying to me cannot face it or admit it. always more excuses, always more...
    transformerman transformerman 22-25 Dec 10

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    I wish I could love God more. I wish I could stop sining. I wish I would just stop being jealous of others. I wish I was nicer to my parents. I wish could be a better christian. I...
    isabel16 isabel16 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 20

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    I have gone through my own problems, and I never thought I could trust anyone. I still dont, ut if any of you need someone to talk to, im here.
    AccaliaSilverblood AccaliaSilverblood 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    When you lose my trust...I dont think that I could trust you again. I'm really guarded with my feelings and I surely trust my gut/instinct.
    fruitella06 fruitella06 18-21, F 11 Responses Nov 29

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    I've never been cheated on. I rarely get lied to (face to face). And people say they can trust me. But still I find it hard to trust people back. I don't want them to know my...
    Zim0 Zim0 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 1

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    10th post. I feel so guilty sharing my story, as I feel like I'm dissing someone behind their back. I'm telling our story, but this other person can't defend themselves, so please...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 19

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    My husband often comes off friendly, often far too friendly that it appears flirtatious. He has so many other girls as friends and all who I've seen have no boundaries with him...
    Neverbackaway Neverbackaway 16-17, F 7 Responses Dec 2

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    I find it hard to trust people because of some experiences I've had. At the same time, sometimes I feel like I'm punishing a good person by not trusting them. I find myself very...
    CaliginousHeart CaliginousHeart 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 3

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    This has been a problem for me my whole life. I grew up isolated. I wasn't allowed to have friends, go outside or be loved. We didn't celebrate holidays or get stuff for christmas...
    ptsdlady ptsdlady 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    I can prove the authenticity of my photos and will only exchange with trustful people who can do the same. For real owners, it is easy for instance, showing a photo of the person...
    nenalola nenalola 41-45, M 7 Responses Dec 11

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    Its really hard for me to trust people. If I trust you then its HUGE. Because it doesnt happen often.
    KensleyRenee KensleyRenee 16-17, F Nov 24

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    Mostly i wish i could read people's minds, that would be pretty useful :3
    mialotta mialotta 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 6

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    I have been thinking about suicide sometimes and i needed to tell someone. I told a friend at my school, but now he makes fun of me because im a tiny bit different and he tells me...
    Stressed14 Stressed14 16-17, M 7 Responses Dec 2

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    I wish I could shut people out when they hurt me. But I can't. I've tried, and it just doesn't work. I give out second, third, fourth, fifth, sometimes even 6th chances to people...
    MeowOnMe MeowOnMe 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    having trouble trusting people with my secret
    robbybaby robbybaby 18-21, M 3 Responses Dec 10

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    It's hard to trust people for me even if it's not a relationship based. I honestly am still scared to get in a because I don't want to be treated like my first boyfriend treated me...
    Rebelscorpio Rebelscorpio 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I am finding it difficult to trust people on E.p.after some recent happenings.One of my friends was telling me he hardly finds anyone to talk to here and that is sad.
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 15 Responses 5 days ago

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    I do this because I have a hard time letting people in and don't find that I trust people easily. I made the mistake by letting people see who I really am in primary school.
    InfiniteTearDrops InfiniteTearDrops 13-15, F Nov 25

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    Call me paranoid, but u don't trust people. People are mean. People are two faced. People will hurt you. People will most likely try to rob you of money, happiness and dignity. I...
    Passionfruit101 Passionfruit101 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 25

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    I just have a hard time trusting people. I've been screwed over by people who meant the world to me and because of those past experiences I always will keep my guard up.
    AlexisH94 AlexisH94 18-21, F Nov 24

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