Mistrust/Abuse

Mistrust/Abuse

"The people I love will
inevitably humiliate me, lie
to me, cheat, or take
advantage."

  family origin  

Abusive

Domain I

Disconnection and Rejection

The expectation that the need for safety, empathy, respect, etc will not be met with any kind of predictability.

  maladaptive coping 

overcompensation

Mistreats or exploits others;
Acts in an overly trusting
manner.

avoidance

Avoids close involvement with others; Does not confide or self disclose.

surrender

Chooses untrustworthy partners; Is overvigilant and suspicious of others.

  typical thoughts  

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.