Based on my own personal experience, trust that is freely given before it is earned is an open invitation to victimhood. Trust is something that is earned. I cant tell you how many times I have ended up a victim because I trusted when it was not deserved. I am a bit more cautious with my trust today. Perhaps it is different for others but that is how it has worked for me.
Trust needs to be earned. Honestly, it can take a very long time to truly get to know someone and you have to give it time to see if they are trustworthy.
Trust is a funny thing, especially these days with things as they are. I have seen lifelong friends be torn apart by the simplest disagreement. People are so afraid of what might happen if they opened up to one another that trust is a fading, yet still noble in my eyes, thing. I think people are too willing to trust the wrong person that the ones truly deserving of it have to work twice as hard to earn it. Used to be you knew who to trust, not so much anymore. My grandfather used to say "I trust that fellow as far as I can throw him", but he was a big guy and I never really knew how far that could be. Earned trust lasts, but never as long as it took to earn it...W
True trust is never given, it is earned. You don't necessarily need to save someone's life to earn their trust. You can earn their trust by conveying them your sincerest feelings.
this is a good question. Personally, I trust easily, sometimes right away, but I'm constantly suspicious. I think trust is often simply given, but can be lost easier than earned. A case where it might have to be earned is if you have heard bad things about the person in question. Otherwise, you probably assume that they are a good person and should be trusted.
Trust is initially given for me, until someone lies to me or betrays me, then it is the point of where they have to earn my trust in them again.
by ShanteD 6 months ago
Can you really have a relationship with someone you don't trust.You can love them and want your relationship to work but if you don't trust them can it? Do you give it time and hope for the best?
by Faith Reaper 2 years ago
I am sure we all have been betrayed by a person whom we believed to be a trusted friend, but ...All of us, I am sure, have felt the pain of betrayal from a trusted friend, or one whom we believed to be a friend, but have you forgiven this person yet? I know it is a very painful thing to have...
by TheChosenOne 8 years ago
how do you learn to trust people again when everyone you trusted, deceived you, and was not a real fnot being able to trust people really is not a happy feeling
by matherese 7 years ago
I have noticed that a lot of people today do not have confidence in others, what about you? do you trust anyone? If your answer is yes or no tell us why!
by Hariom 5 years ago
How to build trust in a relationship?
by Jane Ramona Rynkiewicz Frieman 3 years ago
This quote is philosophical. In my personal experience, acquiring knowledge was not just handed over, it was a goal to be worked towards by way of learning life's lessons, reasoning out what's right and last but not least personal experience (what life has taught me). Feel free to express your own...
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