How would you define the word trust?
My boyfriend and I have very different opinions of what it means. He says trust is believing that somebody would never hurt you, while I say trust is believing that the person will never lie to you or do something behind your back that they know you wouldn't like.
You're both right! (In part)
To trust someone does mean you believe they would not hurt or betray you. It also means you believe they'll demonstrate honesty and integrity whenever they answer your questions.
Some people mistakenly believe if you trust them you wouldn't ask them questions. Asking questions doesn't necessarily mean one has trust issues.
However refusing to answer questions does lead to trust issues.
Everyone needs a little reassurance or clarification now and then otherwise they're taking each other for granted.
Trust is believing someone and relying on them to help you in the time of need and knowing that they will keep your secrets.
Both are correct but rarely anyone could comply both sincerely.
by Devika Primić 4 years ago
How can you believe in him when he often goes back on his word?He often agrees on a decision and changes it after a while and believing in his word is not worth it anymore. Should one stop believing this person?
by COCOBEWARE 6 years ago
Would you leave your spouse if he/she only cheated once? Where do you draw the line?
by seriousnuts 2 years ago
Do you get jealous when your partner gets too close to a friend of the opposite sex?How do you deal with it?
by bilalbhatti 7 years ago
hey guys, would you prefer sharing your passwords of social networks or email to your loved one?For a perfect relationship is that necessary?
by lizzieBoo 6 years ago
Some people like to comfort themselves with the idea that if they get rid rid of horrible-old Christianity from the world, we will be left with nice, peaceful nihilism. I would like to point out that if you trample away Christianity, we won't be left with the unity of blissful non-belief, we will...
by Peter Freeman 6 years ago
What does it mean to "Believe in" something?I keep hearing and reading people say "I believe in" followed by Gods, Devils, Supernatural forces and even scientific debates, (Creation, Evolution, etc.) I know what "Believe" means and I know what "in" is. The...
Copyright © 2018 HubPages Inc. and respective owners. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc. HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.
|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.|
|Conversion Tracking Pixels||We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.|