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Trust Issues in a Relationship

Geeta Dhavale Oct 30, 2018
Trust is one of the most important aspects of a relationship. This information shares some insights on trust issues in a relationship and how to solve them.
Everyone goes through relationship problems at some point in their lives. One of the primary reasons for relationship problems is lack of trust. Trust is one of the most precious things in the world that can be rebuilt once broken but will never be the same again. But, with constant efforts, faith, and committed love, it is possible to restore the trust.
Trust issues in a relationship are most discussed in terms of marital problems. It is very important for a couple to trust each other completely so that they can love each other selflessly. Even an iota of doubt can ruin the relationship.
There are so many couples who have got separated after many years of marriage because of small misunderstandings that were never resolved. They could have saved their relationship only if they'd given one last chance to rectify their mistakes.

Fixing Trust Issues

► There are no defined ways to resolve relationship issues. It depends on the understanding of the partners, the amount of love and respect they have for each other, and the severity of the problem. If the partners really love each other and cannot live without each other, then they might strive hard to resolve the trust issues and lead a happy life again.
► But, if the problem is very severe and the trust of either of the partners is completely violated, then it is quite difficult to restore it. The definition of trust usually varies from person to person. In some cases, if the husband lies about smoking or drinking, it is considered right.
► And, in other cases, the same lie is enough to break the trust and damage the relationship. So, trust issues are very subjective and depend on the mutual understanding of the couple. When you trust someone, you believe that they won't take advantage of your vulnerabilities and you would expect the same honesty from them.
► As they say, relationships are built on the grounds of love, respect, and trust. One can live without love and respect for a while but not without trust. So, it is important that trust issues are resolved and fixed as soon as possible.

How to Rebuild Trust in a Relationship

► Communication is the best and the only way to rebind the relationship. Talk out the problems openly. If you have made a mistake, accept it. Denying it only makes the situation worst. Say sorry from the bottom of your heart and mean it.
► Do whatever it takes to make your partner understand that you are really guilty of what you did and desperately want a second chance to improve upon. It is also important for the two partners to be mentally prepared to solve the problems.
► If not, then there is no point in a one-sided discussion where the other partner wants to walk out of the relationship. Once both the partners decide to make their relationship work, it is possible to forget the past and start afresh.
► But it is not as easy as it sounds. Like Rome, trust cannot be built overnight. You need to be very sincere and put a lot of efforts in rebuilding the lost trust. When you are starting afresh, let go of the grievances and forgive each other.
► Always be honest and truthful to your partner, and do not keep any space for doubts and misunderstandings between the two of you. Fulfill all the promises and commitments and let bygones be bygones. It will help you establish a healthy and happy relationship.
One can never find true love and joy without trusting others. So, you must learn to trust others and trust your own self. Building trust takes time, but you must have faith in your trust and things will be fine again.