I’m not a trusting person.
Call me paranoid but I don’t take anyone’s word for it.
It’s especially hard, after someone you want to trust, has broken that bond.
How are you supposed to take that leap again?
There is no magic pill to take to guarantee a clean slate.
Old fears creep in and the most innocent of exchanges can feel like a plot against your happiness.
How can you truly trust if you haven’t figured out how to forgive?
I don’t know about you, but when my trust is broken, the person I blame the most is myself.
I should have known better!
How could I have been so stupid??
Why couldn’t I tell he/she was lying?
Trust is such a vulnerable bond.
Even when you have the courage to open your heart and trust.
There are so many obstacles, so many worries that can gnaw on your mind.
The fears and anxieties pick with vicious tenacity at your fragile trust until it has been shredded. Completely destroyed, only the fears and anxieties remaining.
Stop the fear!
The fears and anxieties cannot win if you fill your heart and mind with love.
As part of my Happiness Project I am making a conscious effort to be more trusting. To chose love over fear.
This is especially hard for me.
I have an overwhelming need to always be prepared (thank you Girl Scouts) and what may be the world’s most over-active imagination.
When these super powers combine they make me:
The Queen of the Worst.Case.Scenario.
You might be thinking, ‘well that doesn’t sound too bad.’
The problem lies in the thoughts.
If our reality is a manifestation of our thoughts, then being worried, anxious, and distrusting will just bring you more of the same.
And who wants that??
What about you guys?
Do you trust easily?
Or is trusting someone the hardest.thing.ever for you??