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I used to advertise my loyalty and I don’t believe there is a single person I loved that I didn’t eventually betray.
— Albert Camus, The Fall

Have you ever trusted someone or something, and then been let down?

Maybe it was a friend, a spouse, a celebrity or a parent - or perhaps you felt betrayed by something more abstract: the political process, the system, a religion.

Why keep trusting when we know how often it ends badly? Why keep hoping next time it’ll be different?

Tom Olyott