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I Wish I Could Trust People

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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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    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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    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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    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...
    PorcelainChinaDoll PorcelainChinaDoll 16-17, F Aug 21, 2009

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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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    Trust is like a mirror. Once you clean off the surface, you can see deeper, and with more detail than before. I trusted people, trusted them with my life, only to be betrayed. I...
    TheMusician4231 TheMusician4231 13-15, F Aug 4

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    Basically, by observing everyone around me... It makes it hard to even think about trusting people. I'm a very cautious person. So it's really difficult for me to let my guard down...
    Nitram13 Nitram13 18-21, F Aug 3

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    i dont know why ...i trust people too easy when we get along and chat alittle .and now i think im stupid .. ^_^ but when they give their trust to me i make sure they wont be...
    kakeru14 kakeru14 22-25, M Aug 13

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    (using google translate) Okay, I use to have a google account but someone i trusted a lot lied to me and he pretend to be my friend and told me he don't care how old I am so we...
    Blazingdragon Blazingdragon 13-15, M 4 Responses Aug 5

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    I fell in love with a girl. After knowing her for a period of time, we started dating. I later found out she had cheated on me multiple times with different people. Due to her...
    suchablonde suchablonde 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    It kills me inside the most when people say that they will always be there for me, but they leave in the end. ): It hurts less if the guy or girl never said that. Because if you...
    dropdeadwilma dropdeadwilma 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I found myself always prefer being alone or just with my boyfriend these days. I am very cautious and aware people's intentions. As long as I found out they have a purpose being...
    additionalism additionalism 31-35 18 hrs ago

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    I've been in a relationship with a girl whom i thought was "the one" and really gave everything for this person. I opened up and shared everything and listened to her and gave her...
    ricenix ricenix 18-21, M Aug 12

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    Trust takes years to earn and seconds to break.
    Faiithh Faiithh 16-17, F Aug 12

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    People will come in the name of help, but deep inside they are up to something, it makes my brain hurt, knowing that everybody needs help, but if you let people in, they Fack you...
    roxanz roxanz 22-25, M Aug 22

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    It makes me wonder what they have to hide? I mean i like the fact some people feel comfortable and safe enough to use their actual pictures, instead of generic ep avatars, or...
    Anth9012 Anth9012 22-25, M Aug 7

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    It's been so hard to find a friend that you can say a TRUE one. Coz people now a days it's like TELL AND TELL AND TELL! Until the word came back to you with extensions.
    ElleFrancene ElleFrancene 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    I was with someone and we were happy, but he was dull and boring, so I broke it off gently telling him we can still be friends and all, then he pretends to be someone else on EP...
    naco26withcheese naco26withcheese 13-15, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I swear no ones genuine anymore 😔
    arabella1108 arabella1108 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 31

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    On very rare occasions do I think. I want to experience being a girl. Even though life would be harder. Its just those times and afterwards I'm usually shake the feeling off.
    MrFluFFYL0rd MrFluFFYL0rd 13-15, M Aug 3

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    There were some people I met in my life that if I knew now, I'd love to be around. I'm a different person. I want to engage. I wish I had maintained relationships with certain...
    shameinnoshame shameinnoshame 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Its a pain to trust people...especially if you're someone like me who only trusts a person after knowing them for many years.The worst part of telling someone something is probably...
    ZnikiZ ZnikiZ 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    •_• no more trusting people•_• especially not with my heart anymore •_• people just like using and breaking it •_• I'm done •_• I wish I could just throw my...
    Angel2345 Angel2345 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    Someone asked me today to write what I would wish for if I had only one single wish. That is an almost impossible decision. One wish when I have so many thoughts in my head. I...
    desirabledreams desirabledreams 46-50, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I have lost my faith in true love. It doesn't exist actually, not among the humans. They're all so shallow inside. If you look deep down, they're way too selfish. Everyone is with...
    Xyanii Xyanii 22-25, F 8 Responses Aug 13

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    You ever hear the phrase "I trust people as far as I can throw them"? Well, for me, I don't even bother picking them up. In fact, I just stare at them until they go away. In fact...
    LeonardFinch LeonardFinch 16-17, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Wish I had a friend to confide to. Someone I could trust and care for and seek advice. Currently trying to branch out and maybe develop a serious friendship or relationship. Im...
    Winbu Winbu 16-17, M 1 day ago

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    The Eros in me and the Beast in me, How they both loved her so dearly, My flaming kisses plunging into boundless bliss, From her cheeks I crawl along her spine, To her jaw from...
    NonchalantEros NonchalantEros 31-35, M 3 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    He chased me for about three months; when I finally decided to give him my phone number, when I told him that I don't trust people he said: "we'll work on that problem" but to me...
    SmartnDangerous SmartnDangerous 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 6

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    I try to be as honest as I can in relationships. This is me, wherever I am. My picture is up in any social media site. Unfortunately someone betrayed my trust by putting up on a...
    wingeyes wingeyes 31-35, F Aug 9

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    I just can't ever trust people, it's so easy for people to lie, or come up behind you and kill you man! I don't trust people, not my friends, family, nobody. I trusted one, but she...
    GuuIsAwesome GuuIsAwesome 18-21, M Aug 12

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    Trusting people in particular has always been a problem for me. I have been through some pretty harrowing times in my life but it used to take very little for me to trust people...
    bec413 bec413 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    My ability to trust is dead. I have tried to trust, open my heart, be optimistic about the idea that I can trust people...but it's all useless. I just can't. Feeling this way makes...
    misscoffee misscoffee 22-25, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Everytime I think I can trust people they prove me wrong and I realise that I can't that people are just the same, they don't trust you because they are hurting and try and hurt u...
    Ameliaaaa Ameliaaaa 26-30, F Aug 2

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    Why should I trust people when all they do is hurt me, I don't know who to trust anymore. I hate feeling this pain and depressment, sometimes it's just easier to shut people out...
    Jaymerz97 Jaymerz97 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    I tend to not trust people, always second guessing or questioning what they say! I've had a great family life and have been surrounded by great friends but still! Men seem to...
    Devotedmom77 Devotedmom77 36-40, F 6 Responses Aug 2

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    Someone to hold me close when things got bad. Someone to tell me things would be alright. Someone that I could trust with everything
    lostinmyfight lostinmyfight 13-15, F Aug 11

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    I have trouble trusting people cause I have been hurt so much in the past...I want to trust again but they usually turn on me and hurt me
    CountryBabs321 CountryBabs321 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 6

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    It will take alot for me to trust people because I've got trust issues, it's not as bad as it use to be but it's still bad enough to make a difference.
    Matchitehew Matchitehew 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 7

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    It's nice to find people like me who feel different and out of place all over the world. It's nice to skype few people who enjoy some of same hobbies and interests. To be able to...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F Aug 8

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    I'm very quiet and shy to most people until I warm up to then which could literally take years because I have a hard time trusting people and letting them in. I worry that I come...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    Trusting people can be the hardest thing for me especially the people that's close to me.
    Fabgal1 Fabgal1 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    I trust people too easily and I just get stabed in the back
    dominick6 dominick6 13-15, M 5 Responses Aug 9

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    I don't trust people very easily... But once I do, I tend to give too much and still get burned...
    pandora1357 pandora1357 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 15

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    Yeah, I trust people too easily!
    MatthewWolf MatthewWolf 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 16

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    Pisanthrophobia is the fear of trusting people due to bad past experiences.
    LamPake LamPake 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    I had been betrayed by a someone who was very close 2 me ever since that time I find it