In this blog we have been examining the issue of trust in relationships for the last two months. How does someone prove themselves to their partner when they have broken the trust?
You can’t expect your relationship to recover from trust issues in one day. Even if you are lucky and your partner agrees to forgive you, it does not mean that you won’t have to continue to prove yourself. This process could even take years, but it all starts with the little things.
You can begin to build confidence from your partner by simply doing all the things you say you will. Showing up on time and following through on tasks may seem simple, but living up to even the smallest expectations will reflect well upon your intentions to save your relationship. Persistence and honesty – the two most important words in rebuilding trust. Reaffirm the commitment to the relationship by talking about shared goals and interests.
Continue watching for next week’s blog on part 3 of 3 in the “Trusting in Relationships” series.