Relationships don’t begin with trust. Trust is built day-by-day by two people who demonstrate trust-worthiness through their words and actions. Read More
This is an extremely silly article that reduces a complex component of human functioning and interaction to some new age rambling about "wow! i was scared of the power my wife had over my my ego." I wish Psych Today would forego pop psychology in favor of scientifically generated information from true scholars.
This article hit home for me.
I'm learning to take care of myself - after a lifetime habit of abdicating that care, and always being disappointed. I played the victim for many years. I realize now that I be kind to myself, and self-compassionate. I'm becoming more careful about who I let into my life and inner circle, I'm learning to say no. Because of this, the people I let in are more trustworthy, and my trust is growing, as it grows in myself.
Great article. Thank you.
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Linda Bloom, L.C.S.W., and Charlie Bloom, M.S.W., are the authors of Secrets of Great Marriages: Real Truths from Real Couples About Lasting Love.
It can take a radical reboot to get past old hurts and injustices.