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Is it moral to tell white lies in a relationship? [Copy link] 中文

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People lie everyday believing that sometimes lies are necessary to protect someone's feelings. But do lies lead to an emotional disconnection with the person being lied to?

Are lies barriers to true intimacy and growth within a relationship; even when the person being lied to never finds out about the lies?

What do people think of the statement that once one lies, and there is an inevitable snowball effect of more lies, true love, intimacy, trust, and genuine understanding are no longer possible?

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Post time 2013-7-16 22:47:54 |Display all floors
Lies, destroy, but so also do truth used in the incorrect way.

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Relationships are based on trust. If you have to lie about things, your hiding the truth. Most people can handle the truth if given in a way that is less disturbing to them...

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Post time 2013-7-17 09:57:56 |Display all floors
In many cases the truth hurts and will cause harm later.

"Honey, does this dress make me look fat?"
"No dear, everything you wear makes you look fat... because you are"
I'm just here for the money

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Post time 2013-7-17 09:58:35 |Display all floors
SDIvester Post time: 2013-7-17 08:00
Relationships are based on trust. If you have to lie about things, your hiding the truth. Most peopl ...

So you don't tell white lies at all in your relationship?
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Post time 2013-7-17 10:03:46 |Display all floors
This post was edited by WhiteBear at 2013-7-17 10:07

Better to say nothing, than to say the white lie...

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"Honey, does this dress make me look fat?"
"I'm not good at the fashion, but You are beautiful my dear." - example of the safe answer {:soso_e113:}

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Post time 2013-7-17 11:30:13 |Display all floors
DSseeing Post time: 2013-7-17 09:58
So you don't tell white lies at all in your relationship?

They catch up to you in the long run, so, NO!!!

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