Resolving trust issues starts with learning to truly trust yourself, before you can trust someone else.
Once upon a time, some early human screwed up and gave some other early human a reason to distrust. And from that seed blossomed “trust issues.” Around the globe, in bedrooms, boardrooms, and even on playgrounds, we’ve become a society built on trust issues.
To trust someone, without having trust issues, is to trust ourselves enough to reveal our authentic selves fully.
GASP! You mean it requires being totally transparent, saying what’s on my mind, asking for what I desire … and THAT will eliminate trust issues in my relationship? Um, yeah! It all starts with you, baby, quickly followed by how you choose to respond to those little annoying possibilities that your partner throws at you—consciously or unconsciously—that triggers your belief that they can (or can’t) be trusted.
See, it’s all about you and your trust issues, in the same manner as it’s all about your partner and their trust issues. That being said … how do you resolve trust issues when they arise?
But, we all have trust issues, and if you say you don’t then I don’t trust you! (Just joking.) So, here are five tips that will help you trust more easily and openly in your life: