Parents need to be instilling this in their children; instead of making them comfortable with little white lies to others~ The vulnerability that honesty requires isn't something that everybody can handle. Lying allows people to be comfortable.
I wish this often about a couple of people I know. I can't believe I let them into my life. My life would have been easier and better had I not. But oh well. At least I learned some important and valuable lessons
You Don't Realize Your Own Strength Until Someone Tries to Take Advantage Of Your Weaknesses?ref=pinp nn Sometimes, you don’t realize your own strength until someone tries to take advantage of your weaknesses.