Traits of Trustworthy People

It’s true that we accept a degree of risk when we choose to trust someone. But, it doesn’t mean that choosing to trust someone it’s a shot in the dark. Here are a few traits of trustworthy people.

Anatomy of Trust

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Often, we hear about building and restoring trust. Have you ever thought to yourself, “That sounds easy enough, but how does trust work?”

Safe People to Trust

Safe people connect with us in a way that is authentic and present, giving us the abilty to establish trust in the relationship and person.

Masquerading Substitutes of Trust

It’s hard enough to address the challenges we recognize. How can we hope to overcome challenges of trust that hide in plain sight?

Possible Impediments to Trust

Most people readily agree that trust is an essential component of healthy relationships. But it can be a difficult concept to grasp, particularly if we’ve had limited exposure to healthy, trusting relationships.

Trust: Do I Attract Unsafe People?

It is typically hard for us to look within, but improving character discernment can be a game changer in your relationships and ability to trust.

Staples of Meaningful Friendships

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When life is busy and full, but friendships are an important part of life…how do we juggle it? How do we stay close and connected?

Keeping It Honest

Have you ever felt the need to keep something from a partner to prevent them from feeling hurt or disappointed? There are times in many relationships when it seems like not hurting the other’s feelings is more important than being honest. However, as is often seen with couples, this isn’t really the best policy.

Trust: Unsafe People

Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend, authors of Safe People, address relational trust from three perspectives: unsafe people, attracting unsafe people, and safe people.

The Fear of Commitment

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When you think about commitment, how does that make you feel? Does your heart race? Do you feel faint? Do you feel the need to literally run? These are real feelings of men and women who have a fear of commitment. These fears are usually rooted in fear of missing out on other opportunities or fear of making bad decisions.