While trust issues sometimes develop from negative interactions experienced during early childhood, social rejection during adolescence or traumatic experiences during adulthood can also lead to trust issues for an individual.
Why do I have horrible trust issues?
Trust issues often come from early life experiences and interactions. These experiences often take place in childhood. Some people do not get enough care and acceptance as children. Others are abused, violated, or mistreated.
How do I overcome trust issues in my life?
Try not to push too hard, as you do not want to scare the individual away or cause him or her to feel threatened. Be a good listener, and allow time and experience to do the rest. If you are someone who has violated anothers trust, keep yourself in check, asking yourself if you are a trustworthy individual.
Can trust issues ever be fixed?
Its possible to rebuild a relationship after a breach of trust. Whether its worth it depends on your relationship needs and whether you feel its possible to trust your partner again. If you do decide to try repairing things, be prepared for things to take some time.