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I Wish I Could Trust People

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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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    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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    "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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    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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    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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    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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    I wish I could be that person. I wish I could satisfy you, but I can't. I've tried and failed. I am how I am, much as I would like to change. there is no point in trying to fix...
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    AS much has I hated high school, I'd give anything to start it all over, anything to get the last 4 years of my life back because the way things are now, definitely isn't worth it...
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    Not generally everyone but I'm afraid of it. I'm afraid of people disappointing me as I am afraid of disappointing them. I'm prideful. I take a lot of pride in the work I do and...
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    I struggle with trusting people but simultaneously I need some more genuine friends who don't put their ego on a pedestal. Most leave along the way in the middle or have nothing to...
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    Is everyone perfect or not? I have NEVER met a person who confess their faults up front. I believe this is why the world is in this terrible condition today. A woman can meet a man...
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    i've been betrayed by many people over the years yet it's still a surprise probably when it shouldn't be. last summer, i guy i've known for over 20 years decided that 50 dollars...
    jerrica jerrica 41-45, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I find it hard to trust people especially the ones who are suppose to be close to or love me coz they are usually the ones to judge me and talk about me. I feel a shamed and...
    minaslife minaslife 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Never show weakness. Do not trust people will be there to relate or even care.
    RolloftheDice RolloftheDice 16-17, F 7 Responses Jul 21

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    Does the situation that nobody is mentally connected to me lead to my lack of peace in mind? I opened my mailboxes and didn't see the replying mails I expected to receive then I...
    ExileMyself ExileMyself 26-30, F Jul 20

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    **Possible Trigger Warning** Every single time I was abused in some way, it was a result of that. I'm disgusted with myself. I always am so stupid, and I trust people all the...
    Whobody Whobody 16-17, M Jul 20

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    Damn I have been betrayed by everyone. and I do mean everyone. I have no trust in no one just out of necessity do I deal or interact with people at all otherthan that I wouldn't...
    afterthedead afterthedead 56-60, M 1 Response Jul 19

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    I am so famous for this, & I think it has cost me quite a few friendships over the years. When I am hurt, when I am scared, and when I am depressed I shut people out. I have an...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F Jul 18

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    When people ask why it's so hard for me to trust people, I ask them why is it so hard to keep a promise?
    nobody62442 nobody62442 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    These days I am overwhelmed with things but nobody knows what I am doing because nobody is concerned about my business. I am in a quagmire and need to escape it to meet people who...
    ExileMyself ExileMyself 26-30, F Jul 18

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    I just want to be able to help people more often and have a better understanding of their experiences. I can generally sense some things, but not all the time. I want to be more...
    WhisperingGrass WhisperingGrass 18-21, F Jul 17

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    I wish could just natural sing I have a great singing voice but it needs work and I'm not a singer so I'm not practicing.I will maybe practice singing a song 4 me future wife on...
    martinez93 martinez93 22-25, M Jul 16

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    I guess you could say people have a hard time being anything other than they are, even if what they are is acting out a side of themselves which is the opposite from what they are...
    SolitaryFriend SolitaryFriend 31-35, M 6 Responses Jul 15

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    I know many people but only have a few friends whom I feel comfortable trusting. This is something that needs to be earned.
    PeterSp8 PeterSp8 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 15

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    You can then switch off your emotions when they tear you apart.You stop relying on people who like that you rely on yourself.You stop showing where you are vulnerable so that no...
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 51-55, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    ...and so the story goes. I won't start at the wayyy beginning, I'll start at middle school. In 7th and 8th grade I was hot ish. I knew the majority of people and the majority of...
    DarkAngel24 DarkAngel24 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    I really like this picture word thing ~.~ But it's true... No matter how much you p!ss me off I won't abandon you cause it really does hurt so bad when people leave me.....
    PrincessManuela PrincessManuela 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    I love my baby's dad so much he's the love of my life but he's made me feel a lot of heart broken pain but now he says he misses me I just wish I could trust him but I'm afraid he...
    Issaaa Issaaa 18-21, F Jul 13

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    I just can't. I have trusted so many people and they all just let me fall without catching me. And I also don't trust people when they compliment me. It's just that I have had...
    BooksAreMyComfort BooksAreMyComfort 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    I feel the reason I have trust Issues is because I've trusted people too much in the past.
    TerraK TerraK 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    some fool said i make my skin lighter in pictures,of all things that's the one part of mii that needs no fixing up,,,lol
    miimii0069 miimii0069 26-30, F Jul 11

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    When I used to trust people, I would always get my feelings hurt. Everyone eventually ignores me.
    harper12801 harper12801 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    I dared to trust people once. Worst mistake ever. Now if somebody says I can trust them, alarm bells go off in my head.
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 8

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    I've trusted too easily once. Never going to do that again. That's why I don't find anyone (besides friends and family) trustworthy.
    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F Jul 8