Honesty and Friendship

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Since childhood, we have been taught the importance of honesty and why we should be honest. Almost all adults will tell us that lying is wrong. Therefore, we do try our best to be honest with our parents, teachers, friends and almost everybody with whom we meet. However, when it comes to avoiding trouble, saving face in front of the boss, and especially protecting someone's feelings, many of us find ourselves lying. The definition of honesty becomes vague and abstract at this point. An interesting question comes to my mind, "Is it better to keep a friend by not speaking your mind or risk losing a friend by being honest?" I believe that honesty is always the best policy while facing our friends and ourselves.

Initially, honesty is an important quality of every individual. It's a personal commitment to live with honor in one's life. For example, in a third primary relationship, I believe that honesty is my pride, and I am proud of being myself. If there is a conflict between friendships and honesty, I will choose honesty without hesitation even though there is a risk of losing my friends. I think honesty is necessary to friendship, but people should not obey their willingness to suit others. We should be honest not just to our friends

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