Trust is a choice based on intuition. It’s superstition.

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In psychology, Trust is believing that the trusted person will do what you expect. According to the psychoanalyst Erik Erikson, basic Trust is the first state of psychosocial development occurring, or failing, during the first two years of life.

Beliefs are defined as convictions that things held in our minds are true. If individuals think particular tenets are likely to be true, we say they believe them. Beliefs can also form the basis of behavior.

The key difference between hope and trust is their base; trust is based on reliability, confidence or belief in someone else whereas hope is not based on such qualities. Hope is merely a desire and expectation for a particular thing to happen.

Psychologists have investigated what role superstitions play and have found they derive from the assumption that a connection exists between co-occurring, non-related events. For instance, the notion that charms promote good luck or protect you from bad luck.

An “Assumption” is where you believe something to be true, but it is yet unproven, while a “belief” is something you are sure is true. However, our beliefs may, in fact, be assumptions that are, in the end, false.

Values are beliefs about what a desirable is or a good (honesty) and what an undesirable is or a bad (e.g., dishonesty). Assumptions: Assumptions are beliefs that are regarded as so valuable and obviously correct that they are taken for granted and rarely examined or questioned.

Trust is having confidence in the fairness and reliability of a person or organization. Trust is also a value that defines our interdependence in relationships, personal or professional.

If Trust is believing, having the assumption, that the trusted person will do what you expect, then Trusting is superstition and no different from using tarot cars. Trust is a choice based on intuition. 

Choice is our ability to make decisions when presented with two or more options. The psychology of choice explores why we subconsciously make our decisions, what motivates those decisions, and what needs these decisions are meant to satisfy. And that can make choosing difficult.

The satisfaction with a decision resulting from a decision process is something that needs a complex analysis and involves multiple variables. Obviously the satisfaction is related to what we think a good decision is.  Studies of choice satisfaction have focused on how satisfied the decision maker feels about the choice that has been made, particularly choice-process satisfaction.

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