TRUST is hard to earn, but easy to lose. And without TRUST, relationships come apart quickly. Trust is the belief that a partner has your best interest at heart. And it is impossible to have a healthy relationship without trust.
Trust is a two-way street. Trust involves telling the truth AND being open to hearing what a partner has to say. But, sometimes the truth can be difficult to tell OR hear. When this happens, trust gets damaged and must be repaired.
Relationships are important – without doubt, one of the most important things we have. At the same time, relationships are difficult, full of problems, and hard to maintain. So, knowing how to rebuild trust is an important skill to master.
Why is it important to rebuild trust?
For starters, being able to repair trust is essential to keeping a close, healthy relationship. And close relationships provide many benefits.