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I Believe In Telling the Truth

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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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    girlygrl44 girlygrl44 31-35, F Oct 11, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    endlessgrover endlessgrover 26-30, M Feb 28, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    BurnMyDread BurnMyDread 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 16

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    Well...

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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I've been raised in a Christian home and gone to a Christian school Almaty my entire life and I should be a 100% full on Christian but I'm the opposite I like believe in Him but...
    Holla34 Holla34 18-21, F 4 Responses 1 hr ago

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    75% of people will make a fool out of you if/when you let them. They will take you in, establish trust, gain your utmost and will work endlessly to get you to believe that they are...
    Logic34 Logic34 31-35, M 3 hrs ago

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    I need someone to talk to about God. I do believe, yet I don't believe. I just need someone who is open minded and who does believe to talk to.
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    I believe in the right to own a gun. But I also believe that we must know how to use it proficiently. If the situation comes up that you need to use it, you need to be able to use...
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    I believe, that 90% of the problems and conflicts in our world are fuelled are caused my the way in which news and media is feed to Us , especially in developed country's
    wishingwellguy wishingwellguy 36-40, M 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    I believe in forever, but I don't believe marriage should be a necessity for it.
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F 7 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    how can I not..too many beautiful things have happened in this world that seems so cold..showing me that all things are possible even if nobody believes otherwise..love to this...
    raggedeagle raggedeagle 31-35, F 14 hrs ago

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    if only more good people believed in their abilities..imagine the possibilities this world could be..never let the man get you down..I'm here to high five, the high flyers :)
    raggedeagle raggedeagle 31-35, F 14 hrs ago

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    How ironic that I post that story, telling myself that I shouldn't marry him, that things are so awful lately and then last night he comes home with roses, sincerely apologetic...
    thejoneses thejoneses 26-30, F 7 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    "We are the masters of what we silence and the slaves of what we say"... I´ve always liked this quote and absolutely agree... When someone says something to me that I may find...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    Love, amor, liefde, amour, amare, 愛. No matter the language, the culture, the age, it all has the same meaning. Right? Now we may all express it differently. Hence why "The...
    incognito21 incognito21 26-30, M 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    Now I am going to vent! Yesterday on the current affair was a programme about a "church" whose adherents are meeting in Sydney, the followers come from all over the world to the...
    berangere berangere 66-70, F 15 Responses 2 days ago

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    The Heresy of Hillsong There is probably no better known name within contemporary Christian music than that of Hillsong. Since 1992 they had released more than forty albums...
    churinga churinga 70+, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    hi guys. yes I believe everything happens for a reason, but I can't figure out why this happened. Yes,this is really embarrassing. It happened with my mom. we were both at the...
    lilygaga lilygaga 41-45, T 1 Response 3 days ago

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    “The question of whether there exists a Creator and Ruler of the Universe has been answered in the affirmative by some of the highest intellects that have ever existed...
    azaun azaun 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    People will always tell lies, whether it is little white lies or more serious lies. I'd much rather hear the truth than be lied to, but the reality is people will always be...
    Naala Naala 36-40, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    My seventeen year old daughter lives with her dad. She hasnt talked to me since leaving my house last June. I miss her. I learned a bit ago my estranged sister, who lives in the...
    NotSoPerfect777 NotSoPerfect777 41-45, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I really do believe that long distance can work but maybe that's because I am in one? we've only talked through social media and have been with the title of "dating" for about 5...
    Psychedelic101 Psychedelic101 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Funny how i am writing this when my long distance relationship is breaking apart. but as they say if life is joke then it is a cruel one. but anyway i personally believe that a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 6 days ago

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    The Bible is the word of God. Know the truth.... John 8:32 "Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free."
    ortand775 ortand775 16-17, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    You were my first love before my first love. We were too young to realize the impact we would have on one another. You were 12 and I was 13. You were my best friends cousin, a...
    incognito21 incognito21 26-30, M 4 Responses Jun 25