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How honest should we be in relationships?

According to Dan Ariely's book, a little bit of lying is normal for us as human beings. Pamela Meyer says we are lied to between 10-200 times per day.

Yet honesty in relationships is the basis of intimacy, trust, and closeness. Should we strive for full honesty with our partners, or is it unattainable or undesirable?


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  • Aug 23 2013: a very great question but I'm sad to say lying is the way to go

    senario 1: how does this dress look on me? you look great, knowing very well that she look like a sosage
    senario 2: does these colour match? they are looking great knowwing very well you dont care less
    we lie to keep our love ones at easy mostly to gain trust
    if don't lie you don't speak truth anyway without the ather neither exist

    my answer you doom if don't, you doom if you do lie
    The secreate don't complecate your lies
    Don't lie uneccessary
    you only lie when you what to get of some trouble or get advatage of the situation those are my rules

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