"The people I love will
inevitably humiliate me, lie
to me, cheat, or take
Disconnection and Rejection
The expectation that the need for safety, empathy, respect, etc will not be met with any kind of predictability.
Mistreats or exploits others;
Acts in an overly trusting
Avoids close involvement with others; Does not confide or self disclose.
Chooses untrustworthy partners; Is overvigilant and suspicious of others.
Most people only think about themselves.
People have to prove themselves to me before I'll trust them.
People usually have bad motives, so I'm always suspicious of them.