If you and I were having a conversation about something quite personal in my life, would you then talk to others about it? Your answer indicates that confidentiality builds trust.
Your answer was likely “no”, yet how often to do and your life partner have a conversation that then gets spread to your friends, family, or colleagues? Let’s talk about it, shall we?
Yes, confidentiality builds trust. Awareness is a critical aspect, as is the willingness to make agreements about what is, and what is not confidential.