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I Wish I Could Trust People

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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 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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    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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    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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    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 would always try to trust this one friend I have, but something in the back of my head always says, "Don't say it." So I don't and my friend gets so disappointed that I can't...
    justinbartolome justinbartolome 13-15, M Jan 20

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    My Cousin - So one of my female cousins (it's not the one who abused me, but she's from the same side of the family as him [in fact his mom is her aunt]) told me months ago that I...
    BroadwayDreamer16 BroadwayDreamer16 16-17, F Jan 9

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    I was sexually assaulted by two of the people I thought I could trust.smh my best friends this was years ago but it hurts me till this day smh.They lied and caused so much havoc...
    AnonymousTea6 AnonymousTea6 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I trust people I've never met before. I give everyone the benefit of the doubt. The only exception is when people have violated my trust previously. If you've ever lied to me or...
    PhilosophicalCoder13 PhilosophicalCoder13 16-17, M 3 days ago

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    My mother. My own bloody mother, who gave birth to me, brought me up and said she 'loved' me. She said she would protect me from everything. Oh she did. But I was merely being used...
    littleowlet littleowlet 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 20

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    I sometimes wonder which is worse? Trusting too easily and being burned or not trusting and being alone/lonely?
    True2myHeart True2myHeart 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 5

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    People only look out for themselves in a cruel world. Leaving the innocent shocked and alone. I think I have serious trust issues and will ultimately spend my life alone due to...
    weezeey weezeey 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    I've trusted so many people who lied to me, hurt me, used me, and left me. Why can't I just not care?
    whyusteens whyusteens 13-15, F Jan 17

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    Stop asking me to trust you While I'm still coughing up water from the last time you let Me drown
    DaddysCupcake DaddysCupcake 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    i am so tired of people messaging me asking me for stories of how i spanked someone, or how my parents spanked me! GET A DAMN LIFE! cant we have a nice conversation! why does it...
    CountEm CountEm 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    Story of my life...........
    ElissaAcosta ElissaAcosta 16-17, F a week ago

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    I thought my cousin cares but he didn't. he betrayed me when he pulled me close to him. my heart was already broken.
    psychedeliica psychedeliica 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    it was twenty two years ago. I was newly pregnant. I was supposed to take it really easy. My grandmother died and her funeral was in our family hometown, about eight hours away...
    littlesadone littlesadone 41-45, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'd really love to have someone that I could trust no matter what. I just doubt that this will ever happen, especially with this site.
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I can no longer trust anyone, and it's affecting my current relationship. I wish I could trust him, but due to past experiences, I can't.
    morekisses morekisses 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I dont know if I should or not?..Im so guarded,I always over think everything and I do have a pretty negative view of people in general I always question peoples motives,I dont...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 17 Responses Jan 2

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    I do... and I don't... Like, I think my problem is that I trust people TO much. I put my complete trust into some people, tell them everything, and put faith into them, just for...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 5

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    I've trusted to many people and yet I have gotten hurt. I have isolated myself from society. I thought I could trust one girl and she proved me wrong. I feel as if I can be...
    Ginger1313 Ginger1313 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 7

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    when i say "anyone" i mean like it is pretty intense... i guess we can go back to my parents again and blame them but i don't feel like going down that route so this post i will...
    Anaihsohs Anaihsohs 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 6

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    I completely agree. I'm tired of trusting people, just to get let down and hurt. I'm tired of respecting people who don't deserve it or who disrespect me. I have a policy I made...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Does anyone ever wish they were little again? I really do. I was so happy before the age of 5...I danced and sang without caring who was watching. I trusted people. Life was so...
    tjindigo tjindigo 18-21, F Jan 5

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    I told my friend I will likely never have a significant other anyway. Friend: why? Me:Because I have trouble enough with trusting friends. Friend: How come? Me: I don't know...
    YeahthatsMylife YeahthatsMylife 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 14

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    Ever since I was 16 I've been very careful about who I let get close to me. I was dating a guy I thought I could trust, then I find out he was not only cheating on me but talking...
    SexyBustyGoddess SexyBustyGoddess 31-35, F 8 Responses Jan 14

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    I find it really hard to trust people, especially men. I was bullied and ignored a lot at school and I had a hard time making and keeping friends - kids only bothered with me when...
    Chaosforthefly Chaosforthefly 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    its so hard to trust again when everything you believed in got ripped apart when you were six. when I finally started to trust people again they just rip it apart like it was...
    BrokenSilence22 BrokenSilence22 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    After one of my friends started "dating" my crush as a joke, I can't trust people easily now. I trusted her to help me get him, but she ended up dating him as a joke. They were...
    hondurananonymous hondurananonymous 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    I recently got out of an abusive relationship and I have trust issues to begin with. Unfortunately, the relationship made them worse. I'm not interested in a relationship and it...
    TheWicked TheWicked 26-30, F 6 Responses Jan 2

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    I trust people easily, too easily, even though I've been disappointed by people who used to be my friends. I just want to believe that no one truly is a bad person. I keep faith in...
    PaleRaven PaleRaven 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    I have a hard time trusting people in relationships because let's face it a lot of people can say they love you but their actions say otherwise,so what is a girl to do,they can...
    lizmcfee lizmcfee 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I had a horrible friend through junior high and high school, i opened up and told a lot about myself...my dreams .. my desires..my future...my fantasies. ..everything...little did...
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 5

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    I don't trust people probably never will Iv been fuckkked over to much now it's all dark
    maskmagic maskmagic 70+, M 1 Response Jan 14

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    even though I still let myself trust people I shouldn't. I like the feeling that someone cares even when they really don't. I'll let them tear me apart if it means I can feel like...
    SarcasticBadger SarcasticBadger 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 14

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    i wish i believed people when they called me beautiful or cute or pretty. i wish i saw myself the way they do, but i don't really feel like i ever will.
    xxbangbangxx xxbangbangxx 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    I've been lied to and I've been hurt a lot throughout my life. I worry that I will never be able to trust people again. I'm afraid to bring new people into my life, I'm afraid to...
    smileyryley smileyryley 13-15, F 5 Responses Jan 3

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    I want to meet more trustworthy people here. Chat with me?
    Elayla Elayla 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    I have trouble trusting people now because of this...
    EyelessGlitch EyelessGlitch 13-15, F 6 Responses Jan 10

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    mostly because i am not honest with myself and have secrets plus I've been used before and that kinda ****** me up, even though I do wish to let people into my life .
    jynx1 jynx1 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Sophomore year of college, my group of friends met this new person. He's a great dude! Always hanging with us. We trusted him like family. For two years he was just one of us. He...
    Collin47 Collin47 22-25, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    i reallly wish i could:( ... good morning people, id like to talk to people my age so 13-15 pleasr no pervs or anything. not having a good day
    marissa2424 marissa2424 13-15, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I am a closed book; i'm hard to read as I contain everything within myself. I find it hard to open up to people because i fear rejection or betrayal, and i'm a private person...
    CaitlinBuchan97 CaitlinBuchan97 16-17, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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