High self-orientation may reduce trustIn our life, sometimes we meet people who are much more concerned about themselves and focused mainly on themselves. These people are called self-centered and self-oriented. Be focused and goal-oriented is necessary to get success in life. Self-orientation is needed to some extent for self-respect and self-existence to fulfil their physical, mental and social needs. But self-orientation creates problems when a person thinks about his needs and himself only, which spoil his relations with others. Being too self-focused or highly self-oriented may cause an image of a person as a non-observant in the eyes of others, which may reduce other's trust in him. For example, in friendship, friends share their happy and sad moments. But if a friend is self-focused and self-oriented and thinks about himself only and ignore his friend, he will start losing the trust in friendship soon.
Some degree of self-orientation should be there, but it is not good to be self-centered and self-oriented to make ourselves happy. There is a minor line between self-respect and self-orientation. But being more self-oriented may reduce your trustworthiness, and people may find it hard to develop an honest and reliable relationship with you. Therefore, be self-oriented, which is required to make you happy and satisfied but should not make you careless for others, hence maintain trust in the relationships.
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