Daring to Trust

Daring to Trust

Opening Ourselves to Real Love and Intimacy

Book - 2010
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Most relationship problems are essentially trust issues, explains psychotherapist David Richo. Whether it's fear of commitment, insecurity, jealousy, or a tendency to be controlling, the real obstacle is a fundamental lack of trust--both in ourselves and in our partner.

Daring to Trust offers key insights and practical exercises for exploring and addressing our trust issues in relationships. Topics include:

* How we learn early in life to trust others (or not to trust them)
* Why we fear trusting
* Developing greater trust in ourselves as the basis for trusting others
* How to know if someone is trustworthy
* Na#65533;ve trust vs. healthy, adult trust
* What to do when trust is broken


Ultimately, Richo explains, we must develop trust in four directions: toward ourselves, toward others, toward life as it is, and toward a higher power or spiritual path. These four types of trust are not only the basis of healthy relationships, they are also the foundation of emotional well-being and freedom from fear.
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Shambhala, 2010
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781590308240
1590308247
Call Number: 158.2 R416d
Characteristics: ix, 211 p. ; 23 cm

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