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I Believe In Telling the Truth

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 374 People

    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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    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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    endlessgrover endlessgrover 26-30, M Feb 28, 2014

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    OneWithTheSkies OneWithTheSkies 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    girlygrl44 girlygrl44 31-35, F Oct 11, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Why

    Why are people afraid to be honest and tell the truth. Insead of holding things back
    Lostnalone22 Lostnalone22 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 8, 2013

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

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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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    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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    IS HEAVEN AND HELL REAL? ARE THEY FOREVER? After thousands of years, the fear of death remains fixed in many people. The book of Job describes death as the “king of terrors...
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    Word For Today:Speak the truth Proverbs 19:9 “A false witness will not go unpunished, and he who pours out lies will perish.” Speak the truth A pastor finished his service...
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    Recently I started feeling more and more like moving forward with the things that make me happy and excites me such as piercing my ears or buying some new stilettos. But The truth...
    Danairis Danairis 46-50, T 3 Responses Mar 22

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    The existence of soulmates, is a debatable topic. Many would say that their soulmate exists. Some who have been rejected countless times, don't believe in it. I guess there is no...
    BlakeUndefined BlakeUndefined 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 9

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    I liked this article I ran across today so I thought I'd share it. And above is a photo from one of my recent #13's. :) "1. All truth is a paradox. Life is a precious unfathomably...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 19 Responses 3 days ago

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    I use to believe in such a thing but now it seems so pointless because its so elusive. love is on the brink of extinction or like Bigfoot gone into a hiding. I have a better...
    tornsin tornsin 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 30

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    I never had anyone telling me that he had feelings towards me. Needless to say, I also never have someone returning my feelings towards him.( I have only had a bit feelings...
    colourflame colourflame 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    I strongly believe I have found my twin flame. However, I'm trying my hardest to fight from this belief that she is actually my twin flame. The more and more I try to fight and...
    mlgdexter mlgdexter 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Something I think about religion. An answer to a question that I wanted to keep. You Quran-thumpers are such a dull lot, losing your ability to use the Shift Key and shouting...
    TheSquirrel TheSquirrel 46-50, M 1 day ago

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    If someone entered my life and told me that me my family are green space aliens that Santa Claus delivered on earth five years ago how do you feel I would respond? Well for one I...
    niceguycursed niceguycursed 31-35, M 2 Responses Apr 5

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    I just can't believe that they only hear what they want to hear. They never ask me what really happened. They were biased. They only want to hear the other side of the story . Even...
    Donnathena Donnathena 18-21, F 21 hrs ago

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    i have had many encounters with aliens, they helped me see the truth that is around us that most of us are blind to. i am trying to design a ship to evacute people from harms way...
    alienseeker101 alienseeker101 18-21, M Mar 19

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    Each and everyday we are faced with a choice, whether to carry on or to let go and each and everyday some people lose the strength to keep going, everyday somebody gives up because...
    nathchalk97 nathchalk97 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    I'm getting really tired of people telling me I shouldn't believe. I don't care if your atheist agnostic or what ever. All my life I have been going to church and taught that Jesus...
    Madimac Madimac 13-15, F 15 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have a weird experience. I am not sure if my family and I have been dealing with an evil spirit. I have seen and felt things but mostly when I'm near asleep. I have had sleep...
    angelatone angelatone 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    You say I’m crazy Cause you don’t think I know what you’ve done But when you call me baby I know I’m not the only one I don’t believe in monogamy, in the conventional...
    kinkysexybabe kinkysexybabe 36-40, F 9 Responses Apr 6

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    I believe it has much truth but it's often misinterpreted and since god itself didn't write it's inspired then it isn't flawless Though I Will admit it's my amateur opinion and...
    shannonsjourney shannonsjourney 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    REPENTANCE IS THE KEY TO GOD'S HEART The Lord Jesus said: * "... repent ye, and believe the Gospel..!" (Mark 1:15) * "I came not to call the righteous, but sinners to...
    Cootamundra Cootamundra 70+, M 2 Responses Mar 24

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    The Watchful Eagle 8 February 2015 © Sermon I don’t know how many of you are hikers, but I can tell you from experience that it can be exhausting. So many times, when I...
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