Any union that does not propagate trust as its core value is definitely standing on a shaky foundation. A successful and happy relationship should be predicated on trust, otherwise the union will be punctuated by countless second-guessing, incessant arguing, and an overall unhealthy vibe. Distrust is fueled by insecurity and immaturity, hence one should be hesitant in plunging into a committed relationship if there are any warning signs at all during the dating process.
Have you ever seen one of those Catch-22 couples who keep on pining about a "lack of communication" Its always either one talks too much or one's opinions are constantly ignored. Ironically, these are the types of couples who do a lot of "talking", and yet there is no real communication. Given the intricacies of relationships, this is a skill that is acquired over time through trial and error. In a utopian world, the level of communication should increase the longer the relationship lasts. Unfortunately, this is easier said than done, and there are relationships where couples just "tune out" after a certain number of years. ...Show more