Tag Archive for: Relationships
When I’m having a conversation with somebody, there is one significant thing that gets in the way if I’m not careful. So in a conversation, a problem can occur when I am interacting with somebody and putting across how I feel and what I think about the topic.
Broken trust in a relationship cannot be fixed by confining the problem to the past and moving on. There is no simple way to undo the damage. To commence the process of rebuilding trust the untrustworthy party must show they clearly understand what their partner has felt and experienced.
Every case of broken trust impacts us on three levels, and the damage on each of these levels is what holds us back from healing the broken trust and moving on. It doesn’t matter whether the broken trust is real or perceived; impact occurs on these three levels.
Two types of trust can exist in a relationship
Firstly, there is conditional trust which says I trust you only when I’m having a good experience. Secondly, there is unconditional trust. This type of trust develops in a relationship over time.
Nobody does anything in this life without starting with expectations about how it should work. When our expectations are not met, even if they are not well defined, we …
In a relationship facing difficulties, it is common that each partner believes that the other partner is largely responsible for the issues that they have.
Identifying what it is that you are looking for in your relationship is a good first step because most people don’t do this. While they don’t clearly define their expectations, on some level…
Our experiences with our caregivers create within us the means by which we understand the world, ourselves and how relationships work.