I Have Been Shunned For Telling People The Truth

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    Seems like most folks these days like hearing lies - as long as they aren't hurtful.  Sad thing is, there is no such thing a a harmless lie.  lol.  Lies cheat and steal knowledge.  No such thing as a white lie.  Lies don't come in colours - it is what it...
    deleted deleted
    Jan 1, 2010

    Facebook Folly

    I saw this girl who I had added as a freshman in college and forgotten about had posted something along the lines of "I am waiting to exhale. In every relationship, one person must win and the other must lose." I naturally took that for it's implied...
    SplitPeaSoup SplitPeaSoup
    22-25, M
    7 Responses Dec 6, 2009

    Honesty Is More Fun

    I have this ablity to tell the truth. This very perceptive and discerning spirit I've be blessed with is chalange ing. At first it was hard to learn. I knew what I saw andI felt my motives were in line, then I would open my mouth and it would go all wrong and off topic or into...
    capriciousness capriciousness
    26-30, F
    Mar 14, 2010

    By My Mom.

    I've actually been slapped in the face for telling the truth. Thanks mom.
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick
    5 Responses Sep 7, 2010


     I'm a little socially akward, so as it is I have a habit of offending or sending the wrong message. My friends at college are convinced that I am a mostly brainless, childish, bimbo at the moment because I explained how the smallest things can make me happy and keep me...
    4Daereen 4Daereen
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jan 1, 2010

    Well I Do Have Strong Opinions On Certain Subjects

    And yes, i get a fair amount of **** from some people and some blogs i'm the only one standing my corner but i'm still gonna state my piece of mind unless someone gives me some logical viewpoint. After a few heated discussion on here and facebook, on the topic of atheism, suicide...
    bubblegum84 bubblegum84
    26-30, F
    6 Responses Dec 19, 2009

    Leave Your Baggage At The Door

    Honesty is not always the best policy when it comes to nurturing SOME relationships.  A true friendship which is built on the foundation of trust and truth.  But the truth is not always sunshine and rainbows.  The truth...is that sometimes our insides ache with the pain of...
    evolving2010 evolving2010
    36-40, M
    4 Responses Jan 1, 2011

    Even Though......

      Even though they said "No really, don't hold back tell me the truth I won't hold it against you." Even though I was still careful to be polite and loving about it.
    rescue3 rescue3
    31-35, M
    1 Response Jan 28, 2010

    Oh Well

    I refuse to let someone sit in the dark when the truth will truly enlighten them.  Who am I to ignore telling someone the truth so that they may find happiness in their life?  I have no power over anybody but myself.  People who keep secrets from others only end up hurting...
    WildSpectrumArts WildSpectrumArts
    46-50, F
    1 Response Mar 9, 2012
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