How can you trust someone just because they say you should? This is especially difficult if you have had reasons to distrust someone in the past who is now asking you to trust them.
We should all possess self-control so that we can avoid needing to control the thoughts and actions of someone else. Exploring the underlying and or unresolved issues of trust in past relationships may reveal buried reasons relating to our own inability to trust others.
Developing self-esteem and self-worth are two factors that assist in helping us let go of things we cannot control.