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I Wish I Could Trust People

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    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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    ...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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    Internet People

    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 13-15, F Sep 2, 2011

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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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    "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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    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 5 days ago

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