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The One Thing You're Doing That Makes People Not Trust You, Experts Say

Best Life Logo By Kali Coleman of Best Life | Slide 1 of 5: A recent Pew Research study found that 64 percent of people think Americans' level of trust in each other has been shrinking over the years. But cultural trends aside, you may be making people lose their trust in you all on your own. As fun as it may be to gossip, if you find yourself starting sentences with, "Don't tell so-and-so I told you this, but," you're likely not convincing other people to confide in you. According to experts, an easy way to make people trust you less is by sharing other people's confidential conversations they've had with you. Read on to find out what else makes you untrustworthy, and for more behaviors to avoid, This Is the One Habit That Makes You Seem Less Confident to Others.If someone tells you a secret, they expect you to keep it. "Often times we have to rely upon one another based on some degree of faith," explains Kristina de Bree, a licensed marriage and family therapist based in California. When you share someone else's secret, you're betraying their confidence—but you're also letting the person you're telling know they can't count on you either.Of course, sharing other people's secrets is not the only reason someone may not trust you. For more ways you may be unknowingly making people trust you less, keep reading, and for more habits to avoid, People Don't Trust You If You Text With This Punctuation Mark, Study Says.Read the original article on Best Life.

The One Thing You're Doing That Makes People Not Trust You, Experts Say

A recent Pew Research study found that 64 percent of people think Americans' level of trust in each other has been shrinking over the years. But cultural trends aside, you may be making people lose their trust in you all on your own. As fun as it may be to gossip, if you find yourself starting sentences with, "Don't tell so-and-so I told you this, but," you're likely not convincing other people to confide in you. According to experts, an easy way to make people trust you less is by sharing other people's confidential conversations they've had with you. Read on to find out what else makes you untrustworthy, and for more behaviors to avoid, This Is the One Habit That Makes You Seem Less Confident to Others.

If someone tells you a secret, they expect you to keep it. "Often times we have to rely upon one another based on some degree of faith," explains Kristina de Bree, a licensed marriage and family therapist based in California. When you share someone else's secret, you're betraying their confidence—but you're also letting the person you're telling know they can't count on you either.

Of course, sharing other people's secrets is not the only reason someone may not trust you. For more ways you may be unknowingly making people trust you less, keep reading, and for more habits to avoid, People Don't Trust You If You Text With This Punctuation Mark, Study Says.

Read the original article on Best Life.

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