Category Archives: Repairing Trust

4 Reasons For the Lack of Trust in Your Relationships #TrustGiving2014

Can you ever have enough trust in your relationships? When I speak to groups or conduct training sessions I often conduct the following poll (go ahead and select your answer): If you answered honestly and you truly have no trust issues in … Continue reading

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After Your Trust Has Been Broken – 5 Ways to Avoid a Victim Mentality

Having someone break your trust is a painful and inevitable fact of life. There will be a number of situations during your lifetime where people will let you down, whether it’s something as innocent and unintentional as forgetting a lunch … Continue reading

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5 Stages of Distrust and How it Destroys Your Relationships

By nature I’m a pretty trusting person. Under normal circumstances I tend to extend trust to others expecting they will reciprocate in kind. If the other person proves to be untrustworthy, then I’ll dial back the level of trust I … Continue reading

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Why Trust Is Worth It

You’ve been betrayed by people you trusted and it has shaken you to the core. Time and time again you’ve opened yourself to the risk of trusting, only to be disappointed repeatedly. You’re hurt and bruised; mentally, emotionally, spiritually, and … Continue reading

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8 Essentials of an Effective Apology

I’m pretty good at apologizing and I think it’s primarily because of two reasons: I’ve been married for over 25 years. I mess up a lot. That means I get a lot of practice apologizing. I’ve logged way more than 10,000 … Continue reading

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