I Believe in Trust

Brett - Parsons, Kansas
Entered on October 12, 2008

I Believe in Trust

I believe in trust, but how do you know who you can trust and who you can not? That is a big question in a bunch of people’s lives today. To me you should always be able to trust your family, but the most important time you have to worry about who you can trust and who you can not is when you are picking your friends. There is no room for a bad friend in my life. To me the number one trait that determines a bad friend is being untrustworthy. If I have a friend I can not trust then I can not tell them anything, I can not trust them at my house along, I can not trust them with my family or anything else you need to trust a friend with. There have been a few people I thought were friends in my life that ended up not being too good of friends. I have had a few friends that you could tell a secret that you did not want anyone else to know, but then you find out the next day that everyone in the whole school is talking about it. I also had one friend that was so untrustworthy that I left him in my house alone for about fifteen minutes and when I came back he was gone and so were a few items from my house. It is because of incidents like this that I have realized that there is no way of predetermining if someone is trust worthy or not. The only way you can determine if you can trust someone is by having experience with that person. On the other hand there are also a lot of people in my life that I can trust with anything. Those people are some of my best friends, my family and the person I plan to spend the rest of my life with. These are the people I can tell my deepest secrets to and know that nobody but them will ever know about it. Also I know if it came down to it these people would risk their lives to help me. That is why trust is such an important value to me.