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    I often get told I'm really innocent because of my demeanour because I get described as being cute, adorable, sweet, lovely etc

    But also things like: Still being a virgin, trusting guys (and people in general) very easily- amongst other things.

    At what point does that innocence become naivety? Like I know there are more negative connotations with the word naive as opposed to innocent.
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    I often get told I'm really innocent because of my demeanour because I get described as being cute, adorable, sweet, lovely etc

    But also things like: Still being a virgin, trusting guys (and people in general) very easily- amongst other things.

    At what point does that innocence become naivety? Like I know there are more negative connotations with the word naive as opposed to innocent.
    People say that a lot about me too, I am just used to it by now. My friends have said some pretty weird things about me that I just don't know what to think of.
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    They're both kinda the same, but naive has more of a negative connotation of not being reliable or being inexperienced. Innocent is just something people say in a playful sense.
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    Innocence has a positive connotation whereas naivety doesn't but they're essentially the same thing. Different sides of the same coin.
 
 
 
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