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I Believe In Telling the Truth

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    I am split when it comes to this. I either tell you the truth, or lie to your face. I believe in telling the truth, but see that sometimes there really is not point in doing so. If telling you the truth doesn't have a point, then I'm just going to lie to you, but more often then...
    Kylexy18 Kylexy18 18-21, M Nov 10, 2012

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    When you tell lies, you have to tie

    that lie together with a whole bunch of other lies that you have to keep juggling in your head or someone will smell a rat and you will be branded a liar. For me, I tell the truth because I can't be bothered with the hassle of lies. However, I'm not going to wrap the truth in...
    fyremoon fyremoon 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 9, 2014

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    The world's biggest problem is

    that intelligent people are full of doubt while stupid people are full of confidence!!
    shadow010 shadow010 26-30, M 1 Response May 26, 2014

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    I Believe In Telling The Truth

    Telling the truth is better than the alternative. Who can remember the falsehoods when the next situation arises? And it's always best to be truthful and up front with another.
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Jun 19, 2013

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    Why

    Why are people afraid to be honest and tell the truth. Insead of holding things back
    Beautifulnlost22 Beautifulnlost22 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 8, 2013

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    Trouble

    Trouble is I just seem to get in trouble for it. Seems you're better off telling lies but I just can't bring myself to do it.
    Tibicina Tibicina 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 25, 2010

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    Best Policy Lol

      I believe in telling the truth, but what exactly is the truth? To me the truth means in some circumstances the struggle between everlasting life and death, between light and darkness, between peace and chaos.  If I am blessed to have a child I want to name her a...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 3 Responses Apr 22, 2010

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    ZER0RPHEUS ZER0RPHEUS 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 16

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    Tell It To Me Straight

    I used to lie all the time. I honestly thought it was better to hide the truth. As I got older, I slowly realized that this wasn't the case. I would always get so upset and frustrated when people would lie to me. So, I vowed to always tell the truth. I slip up sometimes, but that...
    SavedByHim SavedByHim 18-21, F 1 Response May 10, 2012

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    girlygrl44 girlygrl44 31-35, F Oct 11, 2014

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    I believe in telling the truth & looking out

    for my family which resulted in all my cousins not speaking to me once I told my cousin that her husband tried to sleep with me?? My family is so dysfunctional as I will not ever understand why people say that blood is thicker than water?
    bubblysunshine bubblysunshine 31-35, F Apr 16, 2014

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    Lying gets you nowhere.

    I'd rather be hurt with the truth, than to be pleased with a lie. I hate liars. Just be open and honest. Especially in a relationship. Secrets and lies hurt.
    Philli8807 Philli8807 26-30, F Feb 28, 2014

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    IMAVAMPIRE IMAVAMPIRE 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 2, 2014

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    Learning Time And Place

    Telling the truth and breathing/living/speaking/singing the truth are as much about time and place as anything else. Sometimes we have to fake it 'till we make it, we're not lying while we fake it...we're practicing for when we make it. The real trick is knowing when people...
    madeinjapan madeinjapan 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 23, 2010

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    I admire exceptional posteriors,

    and dishonesty is not in my nature. Allies and countrymen, surely this truth is universal!
    RustinCohle RustinCohle 18-21, M Sep 23, 2014

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    Truth is I wish he was the one

    but again truth is I know he is not! Another truth is I don't want to leave cuz I fear of being a struggling single mom! I want my son to have his parents! We have become roommates and that's fine! I have strayed and wish I could move out and b financially stable!
    girlygrl44 girlygrl44 31-35, F 4 Responses Oct 4, 2014

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    Finally

    In the past few months, I've realized just how dishonest I was. Being truthful doesn't just mean telling the truth, but also being honest in every way. It's about being fair, doing what is right, standing up for what is right and taking responsible...
    TheHonestLiar TheHonestLiar 26-30, M 4 Responses Apr 22, 2010

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    I Give Up Spreading Reason. It's Hopeless.

    Welcome everyone. You all know me as an atheist and liberal. I have been trying to spread reason to this website. I'm failing. Theism will never go away. Even though material science won the war of the worldviews, religion is still here, and all of us will be long dead when and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 3, 2012

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    If you say on earth you can't be happy,

    that proves that you don't hope for a better life, hoping for a better life is about attitude ,behaviour .The way you behave that way the world will give you a reaction ( answer) and you decide if that reaction makes you better or worse, or doesn't affect your status.
    cleanyoursoul cleanyoursoul 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 2, 2014

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    endlessgrover endlessgrover 26-30, M Feb 28, 2014

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    Facts You Should Know

    as you all have heard or watched on T.V. Romney made some bold and unsubstanciated statements about how he is going to create 12 million jobs plus fund 2 trillion dollars in the millitary spending and how is he going to fund this? Remember when president Obama needed to raise the...
    redtailfree48 redtailfree48 46-50, M 9 Responses Oct 10, 2012

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    Lying Is Bad M'kay?

    Lol I can't even lie to save my life!! Not only am I terrible at it, I rarely ever do it. Life is so easy and lighter on my shoulders ever since I stopped lying as well, no burdens of feeling like I back stabbed anybody. It's a little change that can really change a life.<3
    Soarre Soarre 18-21, T Jan 4, 2011

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    Absolutely

    I believe it's important to be upfront about who you are, your thoughts, your feelings, your beliefs and your goals.. If only for your own sense of dignity and strength.. Facades help no one.
    rockyj rockyj 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 17, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    So here's a really long, f*cked up experience for whoever to read. So about a year ago I was at a point in my life I was really struggling with bullying and realizing my self-worth...
    SlookerBurger SlookerBurger 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    Proud Aries here. My ratings of the Zodiac signs: Capricorn -Capricorns are natural goal setters. They multitask if it helps them get what they want. They need to set rules and...
    AnonymousJSS AnonymousJSS 13-15, F 5 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Another flawed view from Christianity is their view on "heaven" Really? So after death you think your "spirit" (that u have no proof of either) floats away to wherever heaven is...
    201rainbow 201rainbow 26-30, F 4 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    L O V E... Forever, I will believe in its tremendous power, its benevolence, its majesty, its complexity, its shy, And, obvious simplicity. Love is the only truth that...
    perfectlypixie perfectlypixie 46-50, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    For a while, I believed that great guys only exist in books. But then: “You cannot date a boy in a book. But you can date a boy who LOVES BOOKS. And that is what you should do...
    DeuxExMachina DeuxExMachina 18-21, F 11 hrs ago

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    I believe there is something out there. - but not the super technologically advanced green men you see in movies.
    Coara Coara 16-17, M 13 hrs ago

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    The universe is massive. It wouldn't make sense for Earth to be the only planet with so much life on it. but I don't believe the alien sightings people talk about.
    wordsonascreen wordsonascreen 18-21, M 13 hrs ago

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    What's the point of praying? Hands clapped together as u whisper ur wishes however small they might be, that you ace your final or pray that ur sister recovers from an illness...
    201rainbow 201rainbow 26-30, F 6 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I really want to believe this is true but the more people I meet the more it seems to be untrue. The only times I've been able to truly be friends and just friends with a guy is...
    gianagi gianagi 18-21, F 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I believe in God. I witness God'd goodness since I was young. I had been raised a christian- Protestant. As I noticed, ( as I had online friends with people in the whole world...
    greenamythese77 greenamythese77 18-21, F 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I believe my dreams are more than a reflection of my inner feelings. I believe my dreams were like a dimension, an escape from the melancholic reality I am in with. When I dream...
    Denglemteprinsesse Denglemteprinsesse 18-21, F 19 hrs ago

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    They believe they are the only true religion. That they are the only people for God, and everyone outside their faith will die and be destroyed. I don't think so! For in the bible...
    noaht43 noaht43 41-45, T 20 hrs ago

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    American society has definitely grown decadent. We're not going to be able to sustain ourselves if we keep going the direction we've been going. Personal responsibility (as...
    onlymortal onlymortal 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    John 1:5-10 5 This is the message we have heard from him and declare to you: God is light; in him there is no darkness at all. 6 If we claim to have fellowship with him yet...
    RepentTillSeptember RepentTillSeptember 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    do you ever seem outside? like the real is living somewhere else where you're not like everyone else has it figured out? after all of this time, surely i should know more but i...
    dsouthrabun dsouthrabun 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    Hello, My name is Nicole, i have been a psychic since i was 15 years old, i have been helping people with there love lifes, finance’s, Jobs, and just being there for there...
    psychicnicole psychicnicole 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    Hello, My name is Nicole, i have been a psychic since i was 15 years old, i have been helping people with there love lifes, finance’s, Jobs, and just being there for there...
    psychicnicole psychicnicole 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Hello, My name is Nicole, i have been a psychic since i was 15 years old, i have been helping people with there love lifes, finance’s, Jobs, and just being there for there...
    psychicnicole psychicnicole 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    Hello, My name is Nicole, i have been a psychic since i was 15 years old, i have been helping people with there love lifes, finance’s, Jobs, and just being there for there...
    psychicnicole psychicnicole 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    I don't believe in God. When I say it out loud, it's hard for me to understand why. I've always believed in God as a kid. I was raised that God heals all and we must pray everyday...
    Shygal3029876 Shygal3029876 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I site jump when I lay in bed and read random stuff trying to figure out the mess I call me. Today I found a writing called "How to Love A Broken Girl" I think it is amazingly...
    Elpis11 Elpis11 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago