Completely giving all of who you are to someone, and trusting them not to destroy your entire being is one of the most vulnerable things we can do.
It is as real as it gets because everything is laid out in the open. No borders, no protection, completely raw.
But how do you respond when all of this is ripped away like a hurricane sweeping through? Better yet, how do you learn to trust again?
Your heart becomes guarded and it becomes really difficult to feel that anyone is safe to place your whole heart in their hands to love and care for.
When most of what you've known is blind-sided vulnerability, hidden truths, and naive realities the challenge is at an all time high.
Trusting the wrong one seemed like a breeze, but trusting the right one seems completely nonviable.
Maybe she's terrified to allow herself to trust again because she's terrified to lose the only thing that's gone right.
Terrified to love someone more than she loves herself, and terrified to let someone love her just as much in return.
Not because she doesn't want it, but because she's never known anything so pure.
Truth is, trusting someone should be challenging, complicated yet complex, and one of the most unyielding things humanly possible. Without the challenge, absolute trust is nowhere to be found.
Allowing someone to see your down to the core vulnerability is what makes trust all of these things.
The truth of the matter is, trust should not come easy.
And maybe it isn't until the right one comes along that this realization hits home.
If you aren't afraid to lose every ounce of what you have, can you truly be vulnerable enough to allow trust in?
If you aren't afraid to lose every ounce of what you have, can you truly be vulnerable enough to allow trust in? I think if it's true love, your heart will know it's safe to let someone in.
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