When you’re tempted to lie

Remember :

  • The consequences often outweigh the benefits.
  • Small lies may make it easier to tell bigger lies.
  • Truth-telling promotes trust and bonding.

Things you can say instead of lying :

  • “I’m afraid you will be upset with me, but here is what happened ……”
  • “It feels like it would be easier to lie, but …..”
  • “I don’t want to hurt your feelings, but since you asked, here is what I think……”

Leave a Reply

Disclaimer: This blog post contains an affiliate link, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission, if you click through and make a purchase.