What does trust mean to you? What do you trust people with? Secrets? Your children? Your life?
Whom do you trust and why do you trust them?
Is trust something you give freely until a person proves it’s not deserved? What types of things cause you to be distrustful of someone? How many chances does someone get before you withdraw trust permanently?
Do others have to earn your trust? What are your criteria? Is it the length of time you have known them? If someone you trust introduces you to someone new, does the new person get your trust at a discount by virtue of knowing someone you trust?
Are there certain characteristics people have that make you trust or distrust them? Do you automatically trust a doctor or nurse? Are you distrustful of people of another race?
Are there companies or organizations that you trust, perhaps a bank or a charity? What makes an organization trustworthy?
What happens when someone betrays your trust? How do you feel? What is your reaction?
Do you “trust your gut?” Why or why not? On all things or only about certain things?
How does not being trusted affect men? What emotions does a man experience when he is not trusted based on someone else’s behavior?
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