I'd like to know your thoughts and perspectives on 'Trust'.
A lot of people have issues with trust. I think the amount of trust you freely give someone without having to earn it, depends on your past experiences. If you've been betrayed by people you never thought would hurt you, you'd be less inclined to trust people as easily for fear of it happening again. A healthy balance between a naive push-over and extreme paranoia is good. Personally, I have a lot of trust in people. Maybe too much, but I've never really been taken advantage of. I like to live with an open mind and an open heart. If you spend your whole life afraid of getting hurt, you won't have many close relationships with people. If that suits you, fine. If not, try being a little more trusting. If loved ones hurt you and have no intentions of working to gain your trust back, that's a good way of weeding out the people who care and those who don't. No one needs anyone in their life that doesn't care about them, so give them some trust and see what they do with it. I try not to betray anyone's trust and I have faith that they won't either. Trust is basically the same thing as faith.
Truth. Quite an interesting thing. The word truth is thrown around so often now in days. It's strange when you think about the actual meaning of the word 'truth'. Conformity to fact or actuality. A statement proven to be or accepted as true. Sincerity; integrity. Fidelity to an original or standard. Reality; actuality. But is this really the actually meaning of the word truth when you look at how you use it? no. it is not. Sure it can be sometime, but when people use the word truth they usually mean the opposite of a fact. they are usually telling a lie. It's easy for me to trust most people. epically strangers. However, trusting my family members? no. never. I find it be be, that people you know are usually the ones that lie the most to you.
All you need for meeting people is enough trust to give them a chance...after that all trust is in an "earned" mode. Breaking a trust, and getting it back...espcially with those who we love and who love us back is a long road.
General everyday trust in those around you...well, I always like to "trust them to be who they are"...in other words...if they are back stabbers, I trust them to be just that, and tell them nothing...Trust yourself to know who to trust.
we all have the fear of getting hurt... so trust is really hard to gain especially if someone has had so many bad experiences. My trust right now is extremely hard to get cause I'm afraid of getting hurt more then I am already. I already lost 2 best friends... one being my girlfriend. But whatever, I'm trying to be more open again
I don't trust people easily... I think I only truely trust 2 of my friends right now. My best friend betrayed me and so did my ex boyfriend...so I don't trust easily :/ people have to earn it, and if they lose it it's not easily gained back.
trust is something hard to earn. its not willingly given, you have to work on it before you get trusted.
I've been really hurt in the past so it takes me a long time to believe people or trust them.