The Consequences Of Trusting One: The Importance Of Love

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To be trusted is a greater compliment than to be loved. Trust is something that two people can build together, once they both decide that they could trust one another. It is an attitude that we seek in people in hopes that they become worthy to be trusted (McLeod 5). The definition of trust varies, but it is primarily putting confidence in someone that they would do what they are trusted for. Trust is a make or break, it could either make a relationship or break it. Trust brings people closer together. It is the foundation of every relationship, whether it’s between family, friends, a significant other, and even your dog. It is something that would be placed in someone, people that you may know, or not know at all. When a person first meets…show more content…
“But trust also involves the risk that people we trust will not pull through for us; for, if there were some guarantee that they would pull through, then we would have no need to trust them” (McLeod 1). Although it is a very important aspect that we would want amongst people, it is a risk. When trusting someone, it’s almost as if you're diving into the ocean head-first. Not knowing what to expect, it is uncertain what the outcomes would be when trusting someone. They could be faithful to you, and make you feel safe, both physically and mentally. But they could also break your heart, lie to you, cheat on you and even betray you. There is no guarantee that the person you trust is who they say they are. Because it is a risk, it drives people to make sure what they’re afraid of would not happen. They would be honest to people, to prevent having to be lied to. By doing so, it would strengthen your relationship with one another because you both have one common goal: to not break each other’s trust and, to take the risk of trusting someone. Despite it being a risk, it would be a risk that we will have to take to help build up a relationship. We should be optimistic about our trust in people, not…show more content…
“People…do not, or cannot, trust one another if they are easily suspicious of one another” (McLeod 10). For example, your significant other does not reply to your text in hours. You should not be thinking that they are not replying to you because they’re cheating on you. Instead, you would think that they’re simply busy. To trust is to rely on a person that they’ll do what is expected of them. If you are assuming the worst in someone, you are simply distrusting them. Having such suspicion on a person would contradict what trust truly is. Trust is meant to make and maintain relationships. If you are doubting your trust of someone, it will eventually have an effect on your relationship and possibly destroy it. When you trust someone, you are finding the good in them, not the
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