If there is one thing that I cant stand, its a liar. Politicians lie to get your vote, companies lie about credit loans (or forget to tell you about hidden charges) to get your business, children lie to get their way or so they dont get in trouble, and lets not forget the person you love and trust the most, your partner. The reasons vary. They don't like confrontation, they don't want to get in trouble, they are selfish pigs and dont think about the repercussions of their actions. Why? And is it worth it? Do they think so little of the person they love that they're willing to risk it all? To me, it takes a real man or woman to stand up and tell the truth. Especially in circumstances where they know it may end their relationship, but do it anyway. We live in a world of selfish people. They do what they want to do no matter how much it may hurt the other person. However, if they don't get caught....then it makes it even easier the next time.
Ive always valued honesty. Some people say I'm brutally honest. If you ask me a question, I will answer it. Beware, it may not be what you want to hear. I wasn't always that way. As a teen, I did my fair share of telling "little white lies" to get what I wanted or to get out of trouble, but I grew out of that. My logic, it takes more energy to pull a lie off than it is to keep it going. My son was a master of this game. He could look at me straight in the eyes and lie thru his teeth without even a flutter. How do you get to that point? If you catch someone in a lie, how do you trust them again? "Honey, I'm sorry I cheated...it wont happen again?" REEEEEALLY?? And how do you know it wont happen again or if this is even the first time? I broke off an engagement because of lies. I refuse to go thru life questioning everything someone tells me. With the elections coming near, it triggered my feelings of dishonesty. I'm tired of hearing empty promises. Then, I thought about my past and what Ive gone thru. Yep, there is definitely an open wound here. The bottom line, if you are so self centered that all you think about is yourself and will lie to save your ass, don't let the door hit you in that same location as you're walking out of it. Comments?