First Steps To Recovering Broken Trust
And Avoiding Divorce
Divorce isn’t necessarily a sure thing, but it does take some work to and action on your part to keep it from happening. This is especially true when you are the one who broke the trust you once had.
If you are the instigator of the situation the first thing to not do is to claim that you’ll change or make everything right. Unfortunately you cannot change time and correct things. Face facts and realize you can only go on from here and not change the past.
The next step is to take responsibility for your actions. Accepting fault is one the biggest steps you can take to help stop failure in the relationship. Also don’t try to justify the betrayal of your spouses’ trust. This will only cause more frustration and possible further break down of an already faltering situation.
Your actions will speak volumes about how serious and sincere you are about getting the trust back in your relationship. Don’t make your mistake again and don’t do anything that would make them question your motives.
Depending on your spouse and the severity of the trust breaking action it may take a very long time to recover. Bottom line, don’t get angry and don’t argue about it. Just accept and acknowledge that you were the one who messed up.
Healing broken trust can be a very rugged road. Depression, frustration, and arguing are many times part of the recovery process. You may need assistance whether in the form of professional help, assistance from your church, or perhaps even a helpful guide. Click the following link to learn more about a helpful guide to help reconcile your marriage.