Mental Health Moment | Trust and Growth
Oct 26, 2020
Trust is something easily lost, and slowly earned. If you ever wanted someone to trust you, but had a hard time getting them to, you may know the frustration of not having earned that trust, but wanting it anyway. Trust is a growth process. It’s being able to see you can count on someone to do something and learning through experiences that someone has your best interest in mind. When someone does something that breaks trust, that goes against them having our best interest, it shows us that they are capable of action that is in contradiction with doing the right thing. Once we know someone is capable of that, and was willing to do whatever it was to break the trust, it's a difficult thing to regain the trust. If you want trust, you must earn it by showing you'll do the right thing for someone else. If you've lost trust, you'll have to do the work, over time, to prove to someone that you'll be on their side, and make the right choice, next time an opportunity presents itself. If someone means something to you .. give them the gift of being someone they can trust.