Lack Of Trust Quotes (7 quotes)
3 Reasons You Find It Hard To Trust People
Trust issues may be your number one obstacle to connection, warmth, and intimacy. Overcoming your trust issues in relationships is probably going to be difficult. Your lack of trust is held in place by fear of being betrayed, humiliated, taken advantage of or otherwise manipulated all over again. The perceived risk may be overwhelming. Just cold and numb.
I'm going to ask you to trust me on this. It's a lesson I've learned the hard way, and it may be one of the most important ones I have to pass on. It's been said that the only way to definitively tell if you can trust someone is to trust that person. While that may well be true, there are certainly telltales that untrustworthy people almost always exhibit, which will help you mitigate the damage they may cause. If you're building a fast-growth organization or if you are breaking new ground with a new innovation, trust is the superglue that will hold your team together.
There are just a few elemental forces that hold our world together. Its presence cements relationships by allowing people to live and work together, feel safe and belong to a group. Trust in a leader allows organizations and communities to flourish, while the absence of trust can cause fragmentation, conflict and even war. When that happens, we withdraw our energy and level of engagement. We go on an internal strike, not wanting to be sympathetic to the person who we feel has hurt us or treated us wrongly. We may not show it outwardly, but we are less likely to tell the formerly trusted person that we are upset, to share what is important to us or to follow through on commitments.