As we grow older and as our parents teach us to naturally fear strangers our mistrust grew.
Each time you are hurt by someone or misled in someway that layer of mistrust grows. It’s a difficult mantra to hold on to…so what’s the alternative?
The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them. Ernest Hemingway
To regress back to our idyllic childhood ways of thinking?
To blindly trust everyone who comes our way…to take someone at their gasp…word?
One of the things I have noticed about people today is an innate cynicism towards others…the old adage that it’s too good to be true still seems to ring true. Sad isn’t it?
But how can we live our lives continuously doubting people’s intent? It isn’t a good quality of life.
All we can do is hope for the best and try to give individuals the benefit of the doubt.
For every good reason there is to lie, there is a better reason to tell the truth. Bo Bennett
However, if they betray your trust again then it’s you who is the fool and as they say once bitten twice shy….it’s best to simply let go.
Learning to trust is one of life’s most difficult tasks. Isaac Watts