In any relationship, whether it be a marriage, a friendship, or the relationship you have with your co-workers, there needs to be a level of trust. One important factor that helps develop trust in a relationship is communication. Nan S. Russell, a contributor writer for Psychology Today, says there are communication mistakes that people make that can decrease that level of trust in a relationship.
In a relationship both people have needs that need to be met by the other person. Sometimes these needs are met, and sometimes they aren't. Needs may not be met, simply because the other person doesn't know that there is a need that isn't being met. A problem in most relationships, is that people don't know how to ask for what they need in a relationship. Barton Goldsmith Ph.D., a contributor writer for Psychology Today, says there are 10 ways to get you desires met.
Anyone can tell you that relationships are from easy. There needs to be effort from both people. We all think we know exactly what we expect to have in a relationship, but if someone told you to make a list you may have hard time coming up with everything you expect to have in a relationship. Tina Gilbertson LPC, a contributor writer for Psychology Today, says there are 8 expectations that are good to have when it comes to relationships.
Trust is one of the most important things to have in a relationship. You have to be able to fully trust someone in order for a relationship to work. Because we are all human beings we can make mistakes, that can make one or both people loose trust in the relationship. This is something that is so common to happen in a relationship. Linda Esposito LCSW, a contributor writer for Psychology Today, has some tips on how to restore trust in your relationship if the trust has been broken.