I Know the Importance of Trust

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    Trust Is Everything ..

    No trust No relationsNo Honesty No relationsNo love No gloryNo trust .. = NothingI respect and trust my significant other and have been always treated the same way ... 
    DollyDiva DollyDiva
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 27, 2010

    That´s why it´s especially bitter

    if you just get cheated until the day where you can´t trust anybody again although you know yourself about the importance of trust.
    Loretta78 Loretta78
    36-40, F
    Dec 31, 2015

    You Can't Have A Relationship Without It

    I think a relationship is like a three leg stool and those three legs are trust, respect and honesty. When you are missing one of the three, the relationship will fail and fall over.
    loopnscc loopnscc
    46-50, M
    1 Response Jan 27, 2010

    I Do My Best To Be Open And Helpful

    I'm not sure if this is the right category to post this story in.  I want to talk about my values and the path I follow based on those values.  I think a strong theme amoung these values is trust, so I will attempt this story here. One of my core values is being...
    UnderEli UnderEli
    46-50, M
    1 Response Nov 8, 2010

    With Out Trust You Have Nothing

    i listen to alot of people of all ages and from all walks of life and the most come thing i hear is some thing along the lines of "i dont know if i can trust my significant other". it seems to me that if you can no longer trust then, you need to think over why you dont trust then...
    kattarrin kattarrin
    22-25, F
    Mar 19, 2012

    You Are Who You Are

    Trust is important, especially in relationships. It's what makes relationships work. If you can't trust your lover, your life partner, then whats the point of even trying to be with them? You can't control them, just let them be who they are going to be. Just have to be honest...
    LylaRocks LylaRocks
    26-30, F
    Oct 3, 2008

    Cheating

    For three decades I've been working in a trade where nobody is to be trusted.  Especially the colleagues.  It was part of the game and everybody knew.  We were comrades, ready for any treacherous trick.  Elderly guys.   Cheating and back stabbing...
    moreandless moreandless
    56-60, M
    3 Responses Feb 15, 2010

    Have Issues ... Lessons Learned

        Ever since my childhood i was taught that strange men, and even known ones, can be dangerous and therefor i should be careful. If your ever in a situation and you get a bad feeling then get away and steer clear of them. And always, always have a back up plan...
    Josie06 Josie06
    56-60, F
    1 Response Apr 20, 2009

    He's Wonderful, So Why Can't I?

      We met 3 months ago, started seeing each other almost immediately. I'm crazy about him in all kinds of ways, i've never met a better match. But whenever i feel close to letting him in i shut down. I suppose you can tell that i've been hurt in the past. It was...
    ladybugchai ladybugchai
    18-21, F
    Dec 6, 2009

    It Is Key

    Trust is key to any relationship. but especially and without question marraige. So much is put into that bond and committment and you just want to and need to believe that that person is there for you and committed to you after all of your sacrifices. Me and my husband lack that...
    goldie25 goldie25
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Jun 9, 2008

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    It's a damn shame. Shouldn't men know women talk about them too? A female coworker just came up to me and asked me if a male coworker of ours "G" ever made a pass on me. I said...
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    Move4Word Move4Word
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    breakinghope breakinghope
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    sm1ttay sm1ttay
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    1 Response Apr 9
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    Floz Floz
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    followthewhiterabbit followthewhiterabbit
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    lovesthenightsky lovesthenightsky
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    justapittsburghgirl justapittsburghgirl
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    deleted deleted
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    imasurvivor92 imasurvivor92
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    leila13 leila13
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    icesky icesky
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    Redstar86 Redstar86
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