How many times have you lied to people you genuinely love and respect in the past few days?
If someone asked me that, I’m pretty sure I’d say “Zero! I don’t lie to people, but especially not to those I care about most!”
And by doing so, I’d be telling another lie.
I don’t think of myself as a liar. I don’t think of myself as dishonest.
But maybe I am.
I used to think I was this really good and nice person just because I got along with people so well and had a bunch of friends. And you know what I found out later? That my behavior sometimes hurt people—friends and family. And you know what else I found out later? That my behavior often hurt my wife, and even though I thought of myself as a good husband, she thought and felt differently, and left…
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