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I Wish I Could Trust People

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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...
    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...
    XxLoneFoxxX XxLoneFoxxX 13-15, F Sep 2, 2011

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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...
    DyinToBeLoved DyinToBeLoved 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 27, 2008

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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...
    ericalee4 ericalee4 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 30, 2009

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    I always have a hard time trusting people. I've been staved in the back so many times before, that I'm always scared it will happen again and usually, it does. I have trust issues...
    musicismysalvation musicismysalvation 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    It is so hard now a days to trust people. It's hard for me to trust people so much easier to just shut everyone out. Now I'm a loner in the world and sometimes think that I do not...
    believe201427 believe201427 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    Over the last few years I've had problems with trusting people or opening up to near enough anyone. Some fo my now ex friends have moved to a different school and turned nasty...
    BloofWolfFang BloofWolfFang 16-17, F Apr 8

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    My nephew's wedding! Growing up my nephew and I were close. He always privately said I was his favorite Aunt. I babysat him, attended all his functions, gave gifts etc. I...
    lagatta lagatta 41-45, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    The Rabbit Once there was a rabbit. She was curious to meet new friends. She was surrounded by many other animals but she didn't know how to connect with them. She met a few and...
    Inlovewithtecher Inlovewithtecher 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    Me and the girl that used to be my best friend recently had a falling out, and we don't talk anymore. She was one of the few people I had trusted and I told her a lot of my secrets...
    lostandlonleysoul lostandlonleysoul 16-17, F Apr 5

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    My life-pattern seems to be one of having intense flings with people, who are completely interested at the beginning, and then rather quickly lose interest. I'm always left heart...
    almalibre1986 almalibre1986 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 21

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    why is it hard to trust someone again?... you love someone but can't seem to trust her the way u do before.. :(
    rurie17 rurie17 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    So far, everyone has given me reasons to not trust them. Nobody is really there for me, I can't rely on anyone. Nobody is really trustworthy.
    PanicAtTheDiscount PanicAtTheDiscount 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I have had the problem of trusting too quickly. Giving my all in a situation where the person didn't give half of their all. I have been dumb at times believing that someone...
    LoveHard2014 LoveHard2014 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    I trust almost nobody 😞 I hate it, because it makes life very lonely
    souksminaj souksminaj 18-21, F Apr 6

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    Sometimes trusting a stranger and speaking your heart out is more comfortable than talking to your family or friends.
    Reemiee Reemiee 16-17, F Apr 8

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    I recently let what I thought was the most amazing and trusting guy in my life and it only took a week for me to realize that everything he ever said to me was a lie.
    LacedYoung LacedYoung 18-21, F Apr 8

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    I really, really, don't like people touching or taking food from my plate. It's something that drives me insane, it's not a hygiene problem, it's just....that's my food, why are...
    Ryanholmes20375 Ryanholmes20375 18-21, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have always been very friendly with others and I'm not bragging but people are comfortable with me and love my sense of humor. Or at least i think so.. I get that constant...
    sumbaldawg sumbaldawg 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    Number 1 reason i have no friends and are being used by people. Ha...ha
    notworthitatall notworthitatall 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 20

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    So many people have left me in situations were I need them the most. I feel so alone. Sure I have "friends" but it's just so hard to open up and let go. I just don't want to get...
    gabbbieeee gabbbieeee 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    When my two best friends told me they we're going to study away from our home town, I naively thought that nothing was going to change between us and that we'd still keep in touch...
    Ennah Ennah 18-21, F Mar 27

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    Really? .
    Jarlaxle Jarlaxle 46-50, M Mar 28

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    I guess this stems from elementary school. I had friends who always lied about things that I was interested in.
    arachnidgames arachnidgames 13-15, M Mar 29

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    That make me really nervous
    ttremain ttremain 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    People are so fickle,I know this because I'm fickle. Me,human and fickle. I wish I wasn't,I wish I could deem myself superior to all humanity but I'm not. I try to do my best,to...
    RedeemingRose RedeemingRose 18-21, F Apr 4

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    All my life I've placed trust in people. My mother....father....aunts....uncles....siblings.....and since marriage. My wife...my in-laws and to a honestly eye opening avail. All...
    MrKnowledgeable MrKnowledgeable 31-35 Mar 23

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    "I'll Teach You To Tell Mommy A Lie!" When my daughter was growing up, one thing for which I would always spank her if I caught her doing it was lying. Looking back, I don't know...
    margaret3 margaret3 61-65, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    But the thing is, I only really want to be in a relationship when I'm freaking out. Most of the time, I'm fine being alone, but sometimes I wish I had someone I could trust...
    keepitdreamin keepitdreamin 16-17, F Mar 19

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    I can't trust people, only people that are actually close to me i can trust which is my family and my close friend. No offense to any of my EP friends but it's the truth. Ill call...
    NymNin NymNin 18-21, F Mar 17

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    I don't know, like I wish people would whisper to other people as they say me and go, "Oh my god she is SO pretty!" I wish they would come up to me and tell me how gorgeous I am...
    SeanaO SeanaO 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    In the past I was so easy with trust! Like if you were meant to catch me when I fall and you don't, I would fall again trusting and believing that you would catch me and I would...
    Jahhh Jahhh 16-17, F Mar 17

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    I always get burnt by people I thought I could trust and only use it against me or take advantage of me :(
    SheHulk07 SheHulk07 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    I tried trusting people, but they always let me down, they are always only out for themselvses. They hurt me and kept on hurting me,for years and years, to the point where im...
    Wi5huponastar Wi5huponastar 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    My ex always said I could trust him. Then he started to hurt me. Said he had the trust issues when I never said anything about him but he started rumors. So now I have trust issues...
    Loveisupsetting Loveisupsetting 13-15, F Mar 29

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    I used to be so naive and only believed in innocence. But then people turned out to be not what I thought they were. So now it's very hard for me to trust people cuz history does...
    azngirl123 azngirl123 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    Every time I'm sad and feel like something stupid, I want to tell my boyfriend about it because he told me I should but then at the same time, I don't want him to know. He says he...
    Kay8712 Kay8712 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    Sometimes I wish I could read people's minds but then I don't think I could handle the truth. I'm my own worst enemy. I wonder if other people see the flaws I see in myself. Do...
    goldengirl24 goldengirl24 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 28

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    I can't click "me too" because i'm so stupid that i still trust people easily, like an idiot.
    YElRashidy YElRashidy 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 17

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    It's very difficult to trust people now bc of a prior situation. That being a girl pretending being a boy I really liked! Writing love cards while she laughed at the side. Another...
    Bananaboat12 Bananaboat12 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    I can't trust people too easily...
    sometimesquiet sometimesquiet 13-15, F Mar 31

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    I was so lucky, I was with someone I could trust so completely it was like he was an extension of myself. And now he's been taken away and I'm so angry, and upset and broken.
    jayanna7 jayanna7 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    I have been burned many times trusting people I really shouldn't. But I also try to give every new person in my life the chance that the deserve, and go into new friendship with my...
    ahaydonh ahaydonh 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    I'm so sick of fake people!! One minute they have your back the next they leave you all by yourself. My ex boyfriend has a new girl and everyone is mad at him for dumping me over...
    Arleyn Arleyn 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    I love this group! I agree they do. Some for the good, some for the bad. The thing I think that everyone that comes into my life is here and is either a lesson or a blessing. I...
    funsnowgal funsnowgal 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    CRAZY GIRL!!!!! I'm a sexual fun loving kind of girl! But I know my limits! I know my likes and dislikes! I love to explore,examine,taste and savour all possibilities! I like...
    Sandyshaw13 Sandyshaw13 36-40, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    i dont understand how some people can just be the way they are, it disgusts me and with others, just tests my patience especially with the younger generation and some of the oldest...
    storylover6 storylover6 13-15, F 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    Only some people who I've known for a while I can tell... But I can't talk if all of a sudden out of no where I get a message like "Hi, if you ever need someone to talk to I'm...
    xXAliCatXx xXAliCatXx 13-15, F Apr 4

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    Where are they when I needed them? They only be friendly to me when they needed me or needs me to be their scapegoat! But after that they will just go back and ignore or being...
    betrayedoncemore betrayedoncemore 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    Wish I could find people like me to talk too😟
    Gavyrocks Gavyrocks 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I have such a hard time letting my walls down. Also the fact that i was in a seven yr relationship that just recently ended doesn't help. But I just can't trust people at all. I...
    Fantasy646 Fantasy646 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 30