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Old 01-29-2014, 08:38 PM
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I hear you - I do the same thing. Trust takes time and experience (especially when you've had bad experiences), and getting the experience may require a little more reassurance until you actually realize you, at some point down the road, now HAVE the experience.

You have all that with your husband. It's developing with Brig, and you've been stung by C. You may just want to give yourself a break and see if Brig is okay with being supportive for a bit while that trust develops. It sounds like he wants to be...
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