This I Believe

Nanci - Wylie, Texas
Entered on April 23, 2007
Age Group: Under 18
Themes: setbacks
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This I Believe

Anyone can be nice when you first meet them. A man can be a total

Sweetheart on the first date and maybe a couple of dates later his true

Colors will start showing and he’ll go from the sweetest guy to the

Biggest jerk

You have ever met. The truth is no one’s going to be exactly who they

Are when they first meet you. No one’s going to say “Hello My Name

Is Tom and I’m a wife beater.” That’s why I believe you can’t trust

Everyone. Seventh grade was scary in my first few classes I

Recognized a few kids from elementary, but in my last class, seventh

Period I knew no one sure I recognized a few faces but hey!! I don’t

Get along with everyone. I was pretty much alone all period until a girl

Sat beside me. She was very thin, light-skinned, had reddish-brown

“punk-rock” styled hair, and baggy “skater” pants. She’d been

Staring at my binder which had some pictures on it for quite some

Time now when she finally shouted “Hey!! I watch that show too!!”

And that’s how our friendship began. From then on nothing could

Separate us. We helped each other through the drama of middle

School. We taught each other lessons about life. We hung out every

Day. No matter what happened we had each other’s backs. Seventh

Grade was so much fun. Eighth grade not so much. That’s when the

Two of us started to change. We didn’t talk to each other as much and

When we finally talked every other sentence was

“You Make Me Sick” Then

Came the end of Eighth grade I’d be moving to Wylie She’d stay in

Oak Cliff. Then came Ninth Grade. We kept in touch on Myspace and I

Visited her every other weekend. Things were going Okay until that

One faithful day. I woke up one morning and checked my Myspace. I

Saw comments from her saying that I’m this and that blah blah blah.

Someone made a fake profile of her and she blamed me out

Of all people that really hurt me. About a month later she finally

Apologized to me but by that time I no longer felt the same way about

Her. I trusted her with everything and is someone so close to me could

Stab me in the back who’s to say no one else would? That’s why I

Believe not everyone can be trusted.