I Believe A Relationship Is Built On Respect And Trust

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    It may take a whole life to gain trust.

    ..and just a second to loose it... so, watch your words and watch your steps...
    LadyHeartnMind LadyHeartnMind
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jul 7, 2015

    If you can see the tears behind her smile

    and the scars behind his pride you could rule dr hearts and become the love of dr lives
    kmetalsin kmetalsin
    22-25, M
    1 Response Sep 18, 2015

    I read most of the posts

    and responses back to the beginning of March '15. It is like hearing the girls commiserate outside my old high school or on a college campus. Granted, some of the women on here are that age. The women go for the type of guy that fires their hormones, he says what she wants to...
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    2 Responses Jun 21, 2015
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    2 Responses Dec 28, 2015

    I give someone respect

    and trust until they lose it. Once you lose it, it's hard to get it back!
    angelpumpkin36 angelpumpkin36
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Mar 21

    If you cant have respect

    and trust why build??? Just saying
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Aug 17, 2015

    "Rules are meant to be broken"!

    ? Uhhhhhh *NO*, that's how relationships are broken. That's also how you get blocked. ;)
    deleted deleted
    5 Responses Sep 10, 2015

    Some have trust issue with me

    but all i can tell them is that i just wish they could see inside my heart. i am not going to gain anything by deceiving them. all i have is just a heart full of love to share with people who needs it. i just love some people more than my self. i know it is thought impossible...
    nixf1 nixf1
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Jan 31

    My boyfriend keeps letting his phone at mute.

    So, when I call him he never see it. And I Hate that!
    ros91 ros91
    22-25, M
    1 Response Oct 11, 2015

    Min a perfect world, I would be in a solid

    relationship with a man. The trouble is I'm damaged. I have difficulty trusting men and after the last relationship failure, I don't have it in me to open up and be vulnerable to another man. I've noticed that when my past pain is triggered every time someone hurts me and I can...
    laughingtiger laughingtiger
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Aug 15, 2015

    Friendship + trust + chemistry = this thing we

    call "love" take any of the ingredients out and you get something else. Chemistry= casual sex Friendship + chemistry =casual sex Friendship trust = friend zone Trust chemistry = Std/unwanted pregnancy Chuck in shared long term goals with all three elements and you get a life...
    Indigololly Indigololly
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Nov 22, 2015

    Love doesn't exist without each

    because it ain't true at all when either one is amiss. 
    1PrincessKai 1PrincessKai
    41-45, F
    7 Responses Nov 16, 2015

    Oh lies sweet little lies.

    ...is it really worth it. You can't build a relationship on lies & deceit. I personally find integrity to be a very attractive trait. Actually it makes a man look even sexier😉
    NotperfectEver NotperfectEver
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Aug 20, 2015
    Suestrong Suestrong
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Dec 19, 2015

    Fellow feeling, and 'agape' love are essentials

    too. Respect and honour are crucial. Peace in heart.....
    Liebenbergmrl Liebenbergmrl
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Nov 8, 2015

    When it comes to relationships,

    learn to respect the differences and appreciate the similarities. Respect is a choice, falling inlove is not. Love. Respect. Care
    msb2015 msb2015
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Mar 21

    Chains and Change Our relationship is a chain.

    It's a series of links, each one separate and unique, but joined together for a common cause. Every link of that chain is formed in the forge of our relationship, and each one takes the two of us. A simple gold chain is the symbol of our relationship. You wanted it early on as...
    Ourjourneyoftrust Ourjourneyoftrust
    Feb 5
    whyacinth whyacinth
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Apr 11

    I faced some bitter truth today.

    . learned something as well " you can never sail on two boats at the same time " you need to park 1 boat side, get out of that boat and then go to 2nd boat. I just wish life would have been so simple.. I can get out of 1 and then restart with same pace with the other person...
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    1 Response Jan 27

    I believe that it doesn't matter what someone

    looks like or what their weight is. Or how smart they are. A relationship shouldn't be based on looks. To me it should be where you don't judge a book by its cover. I look at your personality more than you looks
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Dec 28, 2015

    A relationship built on a nice,

    sexy body is like a candle or a fire: As long it´s burning it´s good and hot, but when the fire or the candle is finish there´s nothing else. The outside beauty will leave all of us with the age. But the inner beauty and values like respect and trust is in a good partnership...
    Loretta78 Loretta78
    36-40, F
    1 Response Sep 20, 2015

    If a couple is to be successful in having an

    everlasting relationship then it must be built on honesty and respect. I truly believe that If both individuals do not have these main ingredients or qualities then they do not have a real and true relationship until they do.
    susanbornin1969 susanbornin1969
    46-50, F
    1 Response Jul 10, 2015

    Without respect and trust in a relationship

    there can't be any longevity, it's just impossible in my opinion. She has my respect and trust until she does something to lose it. In regards to me, I will EARN her RESPECT and TRUST and make sure I do that everyday, so she'll want to be with me in every way!!
    MiamiMexirican MiamiMexirican
    41-45, M
    1 Response Mar 21

    Sometimes I wish I never gave this person my

    trust, loyalty, respect, and love. I wish I never let him felt my presence. I wish we never met. I wish we never became close friends. I wish I never fell in love with him. I use to say that I'd jump a bullet for him from all we've been through but man...I wish I should of...
    XxCuTiE14xX XxCuTiE14xX
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Nov 16, 2015

    what do you do when .

    .. you've broken your lovers' trust? I know I broke his heart, "I forgive you, " he tells me. "I know you have, boo," I reply. but I'm not dumb, I can read past your.. bullshit. bitterness. .fiery fury.. silently. ..lingering. I hope. I pray. but part of me deep down knows...
    firepetal113 firepetal113
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Nov 28, 2015

    Those are musts for me in any relationship,

    whether platonic or romantic. Without those basic building blocks, it won't last long or go very far.
    ErraticSarcastic ErraticSarcastic
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Nov 17, 2015

    I fell in love with a girl in second year of

    college we dated for three years on and off because I was scared to commit and her family took me in when my family thru me out and I loved them very much and the way we broke up was thru the court when she accused me of cheating and smashed my Mac Pro and broke communication...
    chris0478 chris0478
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Oct 10, 2015

    If a couple does not have respect

    and trust then they do not have a relationship at all. This is especially true when it comes to the bedroom.
    femalechilling femalechilling
    36-40, F
    4 Responses May 16, 2014

    Relationships are about trust,

    so if you have to play detective in your relationship, it's time to move on.
    BlackWidowBaby BlackWidowBaby
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Dec 27, 2014

    If someone leaves you,

    let them go. Letting gi doesn't mean you dont love that person, it means that you let him go and sacrifice your own happiness just to make him/he happy. And if you will stop them not to leave you everything will be disappointment. Love will slowly fades away.
    Shai15 Shai15
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Dec 11, 2014

    Felt sad. I promised to compromised my

    principle to have an affair with a lady whose husband is medically challenged. After serious thought, I felt I won't honour my promise. She insisted on the respect and trust on me to help her stay in marriage. I can't just do it.
    Anteanok Anteanok
    41-45, M
    Oct 17, 2015

    have you ever been betrayed by someone you

    thought was a trusted friend?
    radioman712000 radioman712000
    41-45, M
    4 Responses Jun 23, 2015

    I'm not saying you can't have a relationship

    without these things but these are the foundations. You want that house to last in the bad times you need them.
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Oct 24, 2015

    Hi it true, I'm my experience black african man

    believe woman should respect them only them
    zuradia zuradia
    26-30, F
    1 Response Feb 25

    Take care of my heart

    because I will take care of yours.
    Angelsky9711 Angelsky9711
    41-45, F
    1 Response Oct 9, 2015


    When a relationship is started, there should be mutual understanding and trust. That is the essence. A man and woman should have mutual respect and trust. They have to understand the other. Many relationships are broken because of misunderstandings and loss of trust.
    deleted deleted
    4 Responses Feb 3, 2013
    ZingySpirit ZingySpirit
    22-25, M
    1 Response Nov 8, 2015

    who wana date with me ,

    ,,Baby,if you like me and wnat to know my information , please see my profile.
    maryevea maryevea
    26-30, F
    Feb 16

    my sissy wife refuses to treat me with respect.

    ..what should I do to gain the respect I deserve?
    Stephanieswife Stephanieswife
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Feb 26

    I do believe this but am finding it quite

    elusive in my experiences with relationships. I am still searching though.
    Becface112 Becface112
    41-45, F
    1 Response Oct 17, 2015

    Absolutely! My husband

    and I are used to distance since we're both active duty military and he's currently deployed. If we didn't have respect and trust for each other I'm sure we wouldn't be where we are now! Also we're both very forward people so if anything every bothers us we bring it to the other...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jun 22, 2015

    A person can lose this

    even if they don't cheat on you. How they treat you will determine if they respect you. If they don't you will end up losing respect for them and not able to trust most anything they say or do! *sigh*
    angelpumpkin36 angelpumpkin36
    36-40, F
    1 Response Mar 22

    Every relationship couple,

    friends, family and not blood related and built on respect and trust...
    staypretty staypretty
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 21

    If a girl admits she likes you then you should

    know how much courage she took to say it, Aur naa jaane kitne proposal thukra ke usne ye tumse kaha hoga.... Don't take it for granted.
    papasdoll papasdoll
    18-21, F
    6 Responses Nov 25, 2015

    What ever happened to the old fashioned romance,

    I sure miss watching my grand parents dance.
    1bigbuck 1bigbuck
    46-50, M
    3 Responses Jun 21, 2015

    relationship isn't built on personality

    or appearance it's based on the deeper profound level of connection to another person it's based from the development of attachment
    SoftySofty SoftySofty
    18-21, M
    Dec 12, 2015

    It's The Little Things In A Relatioship That Count - A Song Of My Father

    When a young teen and having just acquired my first drivers license my father was explaining the do's and don'ts of safe driving. During the conversation we happen to touch on the subject of dating. I had been on several dates but always double dating or my father taking my date...
    Bravestheart Bravestheart
    61-65, M
    18 Responses Aug 8, 2013

    Without communication,

    there is no relationship. Without respect, there is no love. Without trust, there is no reason to continue.
    flamesandicicles flamesandicicles
    41-45, F
    Dec 27, 2014

    To guys that message me

    who are *actively* married (not separated), please don't. I'm getting divorced because my husband had an emotional affair with another woman. You are literally doing the exact same thing. If I didn't tolerate it for someone I was with for over six years, Im sure as **** not...
    deleted deleted
    10 Responses Sep 18, 2015

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