“There is no such thing as instant intimacy. We share information with others incrementally, gradually, over time, as other people reveal themselves to be trustworthy.”
– Terri Cole
Have you ever told someone something important to you in confidence, only to find out they told someone else?
Are there people in your life you are hesitant or afraid to share your truth with because you know you’ll be judged?
In this episode, we are talking about emotional trustworthiness, how to spot it in others, how to maintain it in your relationships, and how to become more emotionally trustworthy yourself!
- 02:30 Characteristics of an emotionally trustworthy relationship
- 04:10 How to attract emotionally trustworthy relationships
- 04:20 Good boundaries create safety
- 05:33 Be patient for real intimacy
- 06:35 Keep things in confidence
- 07:50 Never say the meanest thing you can think of
- 10:31 Expect people to uphold plans and promises
- 13:40 Listen to each other in a non-judgemental way
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