It's crazy how in my last relationship I was constantly playing this game. And sadly he was constantly failing at being the man he promised me he would be. While now even when we are miles away I don't question him nor his intentions. I finally feel like karma has rewarded me
I think that this picture really represents King Claudius. He was lying to everyone. He took everything including his brother life, his nephews spot as King and his brother's wife. His entires life was a lie without anyone except for Hamlet knowing.
There is a particular sort of betrayal that is more insidious and equally corrosive to trust. In fact, this betrayal usually happens long before the other ones. I’m talking about the betrayal of disengagement. Of not caring. Of letting the connection go. Of not being willing to devote time and effort to the relationship.