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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I have met a few people that were so reliable and we had a good relationship. Unfortunately after few years things took a bad turn. True intentions were revealed and my trust was...
    Tofi786 Tofi786 22-25, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I don't think I ever really had close friends. I had people that I could consider being "good friends" but they now all left me for other (better) people. I would say it's their...
    nousrosie nousrosie 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I love that on this site I have come to admire and appreciate so many different types of people and thier experiences. And its been such an honor to share and be part of what...
    Bssanglergrl1 Bssanglergrl1 36-40 4 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I miss having that person,i could trust a lot..I miss my former best friend.I know things between us weren't always great,in fact they were pretty stressful and just not good at...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 7 hrs ago

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    Don't trust too much Don't Love too much Don't Hope too much Because that too much Can hurt so much.. We all learn from experience, ,I find it very hard to trust anyone anymore, I...
    wvcountrylady wvcountrylady 56-60, F 3 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Up to now I feel my life has been divided in to three parts. The first part was my childhood, a wonderful time in my life with two adoring parents. The second part was dark, I...
    Jlt30 Jlt30 31-35, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    My short time here at this website has really opened my eyes to how good I have it. Sure, I've been through some ****, but my **** seems small compared to others. For all those...
    FunkyBlackCat FunkyBlackCat 18-21, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I have a problem. Actually, I have many, but let's just go with one for now. I have a HUGE problem with people screeenshotting conversations. Not just conversations with me, but...
    ToughEddie ToughEddie 36-40, M 4 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    I don't trust people after being used during the past few relationships...I don't know if I cannot trust... And I might lose something real over it. How do I let go and learn to...
    MelancholyOysterBoy MelancholyOysterBoy 26-30, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Maybe one day I'll learn...😥
    Boxerlove2 Boxerlove2 41-45, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    to be more precise i find it hard to re-trust people that have betrayed my trust on them, like i think twice before giving work to people who can't fulfill their deadline i know...
    aspin aspin 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    From the moment I know who they were, I vowed to protect them with my very life. From the first moment I knew their names, I engraved them onto my heart. From the moment I saw...
    AmaterasuNoOkami AmaterasuNoOkami 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    First off I will start by saying- 1) I am a very Conscious person 2) I have strong ethics 3) I care about finding answers to my problems and like helping others with there's - if...
    nsight nsight 46-50, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I guess everyone has been betrayed ... As I have betrayed some people in my life no excuses I was young & selfish & very immature I look back & think wow how could I have done...
    missyluvsmissy4me missyluvsmissy4me 41-45, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Well I can trust people just no totally or very few people totally. Sadly it feels like my family members are people I can"t trust totally.
    Maybeincubus Maybeincubus 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    A couple of months ago I was happy. I had a wonderful best friend, and we were so close we were practically sisters. I miss her a lot though. One day she didn't talk to me at all...
    Loveyoutothemoonandback Loveyoutothemoonandback 22-25 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    That moment when you think that the person that you trusted with everything would be the last person to hurt you. I was really wrong....
    Amira15 Amira15 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I wish ppl would be more open about fantasies. Personally I like all sorts of sex but certain things make me uncomfortable. Still I wish I could tell people my fantasies & share...
    kpstar65 kpstar65 22-25, F 9 Responses 5 days ago

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    One of the best article I came across ... Do you often engage in conversations with your narcissist that leave you feeling like you were talking to a brick wall or worse, maybe...
    koh72 koh72 41-45, M 8 Responses 5 days ago

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    And I finally think Im right to dont trust people easily. Cause when I finally give them my confidence, thats the moment that they choose to stab me in the back. And I got so much...
    Mirii Mirii 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I've always been like this. I have always had a hard time trusting people. It's not easy for me but what worries me is that if I trust someone completely they'll betray me or hurt...
    bookaholic14 bookaholic14 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    Honestly it's a GOOD thing to not trust anyone. This day and age no one is trustworthy. (Well barely anyone but there are still some rare gems) Everyone is out for themselves and...
    FightingForHappiness FightingForHappiness 31-35, F 48 Responses 6 days ago

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    I wish I could forget people ...
    laurenkt laurenkt 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    many many MANY people I am around and have met and such, you end up trusting people you shouldn't, maybe family members or people you thought were your friends. but is it natural...
    LoveLessOne97 LoveLessOne97 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    And it makes me a terrible friend because no matter how close I get to someone I can't trust them. I think way before we go our separate ways and I think that if I tell them my...
    jacithepanda jacithepanda 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    I should never be in a relationship.
    stephane28 stephane28 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    two years ago i was is relationship with a lady, i loved more then anything in this world.I was very faithful to her, and tried herd to don't hurt her,or make angry.one day i was...
    mrsabri mrsabri 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 22

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    The telling of the true self is often a hard thing to do, especially when we doubt who will and will not support who we are, and who we hope to be. To be betrayed by your own...
    Lunasnight Lunasnight 16-17, F Jun 22

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    I thought she was my best friend and she did confess her feelings for me and I rejected those feelings of her and we remained friends for few months at the end she used me betrayed...
    abhayisabhay abhayisabhay 22-25, M 3 Responses Jun 22

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    I thought he was my best friend and he trusts me as much as I trust him. Turns out I was wrong and feeling betrayed is a whole new zone. It's anger first before any other feeling...
    Venosha Venosha 18-21, F Jun 22

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    not such afraid but useless to try and thought it frustrates me at times, I accept it and for most part. I let one person know the worst of me and they are no longer around. Sooo...
    ollifer ollifer 36-40, F Jun 19

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    I do,but id rather be cautious than naive any day and if someone can't understand that,that's there problem.This is why i don't like getting close to anyone or getting my hopes up...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 19

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    Well... I'm alone with my thoughts again tonight. Thanks, "friends", for being there.
    HidingInTheMusic HidingInTheMusic 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 17

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    Hi I would like vent about this subject.I Hate fake people. You know I am just point fingers at people.I am just going to share my examples of the fake people I have encounter with...
    Fruitypunch15 Fruitypunch15 31-35 1 Response Jun 15

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    I need someone to talk to. But I don't trust people easily. Even if I did, they would never understand. I don't know what to do..
    Extrano Extrano 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 14

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