Is love enough for two individuals to spend a lifetime together? I’ve often heard people say that love trumps all, but does it? Can a relationship survive solely based upon two individuals love of each other? I posit that trust is a more important concept than love. Trust is composed of the relationship between the trustor and the trustee. Trust is achieved when one party is willing to rely upon the other. Trust is also rooted in control, as for trust to be given, control must be released. In a relationship, both parties must be able to trust each other and relinquish control. If the balance of power is off center and one party has more control than the other in all aspects, the relationship will not survive. If one partner does not trust the other, it will eventually affect other aspects of their relationship, including sex and desire.
Trust is heuristic, in that it is earned through experience, trial