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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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    "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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    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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    ...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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    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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    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 3 Responses Mar 30, 2009

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    I think I need to mend my habit of trusting people so easily. I feel like dumb when people take advantage of it. I have had certain bad experiences because of this. I think its...
    lovemylife2210 lovemylife2210 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Idk why but I find it hard to trust people, I can't even tell my friends about my problems or if I'm ever sad I bottle it up and tell no one idk lol
    zareenatoor zareenatoor 13-15, F 4 Responses Apr 9

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    I have met a lot of people online and become friends but sometimes when already gave your trust to them thats the time you will realized they're not meant for your trust and effort...
    gnehs28 gnehs28 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    Guy's profile says he's 18-21, tells me he just turned 16, the about section on his profile says "I am 17" and continues to talk about how we could he best friends and how he would...
    MyMindHurts01 MyMindHurts01 13-15, F 6 Responses Apr 1

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    I've only recently started confronting people, and it's still a little scary even when it's for something small. My whole family avoids confrontation so of course i do. I'm glad I...
    Wbyogimaso Wbyogimaso 26-30, M Apr 4

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    I am a trusting person but am learning to be less so
    shannonsjourney shannonsjourney 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    Oh definitely! Especially people who insult God and people who talk crap about Whitney and Krissi.
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Apr 1

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    I have a few specific people in mind who I have met on here. Even though we're not communicating anymore, I know one in particular who is a really bad person and it makes me sick...
    IOceanEyesI IOceanEyesI 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 2

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    Some people aren't just idiots... They're belligerent idiots. Those are who drive me up the wall.
    jbnichole jbnichole 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 8

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    One by one they all let me down. I have yet to find someone who hasn't. I forgive the small stuff; we are, after all, just humans. But why do people seem to constantly duck up with...
    js246 js246 22-25 1 Response Apr 2

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    I like to get to know people first before I call them my friend especially on the internet because I'm not stupid. I'm suspicious of people :)
    RianaAshante RianaAshante 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    I always doubt what people tell me even if I know they are telling the truth
    gavyboi6 gavyboi6 18-21, M Apr 10

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    and read their thoughts... browse through their lives... leave tokens telling them how precious they are
    wiredwolf wiredwolf 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    Or not. But spurts of it. Get hurt Get phobic. Hurt. Phobic. Hurt. Holy fok rude and bossy and mean. Then sad.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Apr 8

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    Honestly, this isn't as fun as I thought it would be...
    DeuxExMachina DeuxExMachina 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    how can i learn to trust people? i can't trust anyone with anything even the simplest things just stress me out... I don't trust my boyfriend with anyone. even if he wanted to go...
    whiskey1993 whiskey1993 18-21, F 4 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    Whenever I meet someone new for the first time, it's unfortunate that the first thing I think is: 'Will this person try to hurt me?' I know I shouldn't assume the worst of people...
    sleeperstream sleeperstream 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 22

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    Hey fellow EP members. I go by fruitypunch15 on here.I am a real person.With real feelings.And lately I have been running into a lot of fake people.I use to be able to trust people...
    Fruitypunch15 Fruitypunch15 31-35 1 Response 5 days ago

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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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    I wish that when I texted someone they replied. I wish that when I talked people heard me. I wish that when I posted something on social media it got likes or retweets or whatever...
    youvebeenjesstified youvebeenjesstified 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    if times goes back,i woulad make different choices ,not trust people i used to trust,live life to the last breath,love untill the end
    tuba16 tuba16 26-30, F Apr 3

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    I find it hard to trust people because every time I think I can trust someone they betray that trust and screw me over?
    Danas1999 Danas1999 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    I don't trust Anyone because I thought I could trust family members, family being close turned on me, lesson learned trust no one but god and myself.
    renewed2015 renewed2015 26-30 1 Response Apr 5

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    I'm tired of feelings.... weather I'm happy or sad emotion always makes me numb......I don't why I'm feeling like this... am I going crazy?... cause even if there's a concrete...
    Ehnyl Ehnyl 18-21 3 days ago

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    The amount of things in real life may be limited, but your imagination is not. My dreamworld is just like in real life, except people are more kinder to each other. I would also be...
    Profweird Profweird 22-25, M Mar 25

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    It seems so hard to trust people now a days.
    breezy612 breezy612 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I hate people who are just generally happy. I can't have a partner in life. I can't have a family. I can't have a good job. I can't live comfortably. I can't have close friends. I...
    BrokeBandit BrokeBandit 36-40, F a week ago

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    I keep my mask on around people. I don't trust people anymore, they have betrayed me many times but I never betrayed them.
    RestlessDream RestlessDream 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    so I finally tell my best friend how I feel in an effort to let her in and what does she do... not give a single ****. she can tweet her new friends all day but not respond to a...
    AutumnCarielle AutumnCarielle 22-25, F Apr 6

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    Before I go into detail, I want to say that I'm dating a RSO (Registered Sex Offender). He didn't tell me when we first started dating, because he was afraid I'd run away...
    Rheemo Rheemo 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

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    they tell you to trust they get close then they turn around and throw that trust in your face, you tell them its OK they say the same then they make it worse they take all they can...
    noolybabe14 noolybabe14 13-15, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Confession of a Love Sick Fool #2 I'm still in love with my ex boyfriend. Its almost 2 months since we broke up. He broke up with me. He says he don't feel the spark anymore...
    lilnekomeow lilnekomeow 18-21, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    I wish I couldn't feel, so that I wouldn't be able to feel anything that could make me sad or get hurt. Sucks
    ajdream ajdream 16-17, F 6 hrs ago

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    I think my life would have been much easier if only I had atleast one loyal & trustworthy friend not asking for more..just one!
    ScorpLady ScorpLady 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    BUT.. I trust my boyfriend :D it feels AMAZING to trust him. He's the first guy I've ever actually trusted. He's my best friend and I love him so ******* much :) I'm so grateful...
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 1 Response 44 mins ago

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    You know, once upon a time I felt everything so deeply. I would be upset over the tiniest things. For example, If I heard about someone dying whom I'd never met before, I would cry...
    Moonlight0runner Moonlight0runner 18-21, F 15 hrs ago