When we combine honesty and kindness, we can develop a more empathetic understanding of others and have healthier relationships because we would have a more authentic and deeper connection.
Have you ever felt the need to keep something from a partner to prevent them from feeling hurt or disappointed? There are times in many relationships when it seems like not hurting the other’s feelings is more important than being honest. However, as is often seen with couples, this isn’t really the best policy.
Have you ever thought about what it truly means to be honest? Does how honest we are really affect the quality of our lives? Are there different types of honesty or is it a one size fits all concept? These are questions I’ve been pondering and discussing with clients recently that deserve attention to, because I have seen how having these answers for yourself can really help your understanding of the problems you face, especially when it comes to addiction.