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Establishing and Maintaining Trust in Relationships

There is nothing worse than feeling that we are always anxious around the person we love the most in the world. Our peacefulness turn into a strong attachment towards protecting ourselves if we have lived some emotional and trust betrayal in the past.

Trust is the number one value each individual wants his partner to have in a relationship. Endless questions arise when we are starting a long term committed relationship: How can I know that I can trust you to be sexually and emotionally faithful to me? To be there for me when I am hurt? To never leave me? and so on.

And yet… a little voice deep inside you tells you that there is a possibility that this person is very trustworthy. Maybe, you can even restore the relationship you have, maybe you can build a stronger bond with your partner and maybe you can finally feel so safe and trust the process of life at all times.

Trust derives from a strong belief in our inner strengths, in our actions and in our values. Believing that we will never abandon our inner needs is a very big step towards building trust towards the self first.

When we are afraid of trusting ourselves, we get clouded with all the possibilities that could go wrong in our relationships, in our lives and in the universe.

Jim Rohn said: “You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.”

So, do you want to spend the rest of your life scared and anxious or do you want to live your life with trust?

Read more: Cynthia Belmer, Mind Body Green


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