Trust is the foundation of any healthy relationship. But it’s absolutely crucial to a marriage.
Trust is not just a prerequisite for a sound therapeutic relationship. It’s an essential ingredient – perhaps the single most important ingredient – in any relationship, especially our more intimate relationships.
There is an inextricable relationship between the symptoms of psychological ill health a person is likely to display and their basic character structure. Correctly assessing someone’s character is not only crucial for professionals trying to make sound judgments about prognosis and the most appropriate intervention, but also important for individuals evaluating the prospects for a relationship.
Malignant narcissists don’t really need anyone nor do they particularly care about anyone other than themselves.
Being a faithful, committed participant in a life partnership has never been an easy task. It takes integrity of character to resist the many temptations one faces on a daily basis, to honor one’s vows and to genuinely love.
Tracy Sutton-Shorn, AKA “ChumpLady” from the popular blog of the same name will be the featured guest on Character Matters Sunday, July 13. Don’t miss it!