Have you seen this quote?
“The worst part about being lied to is knowing that you were not worth the truth.”
I saw that in a recent Facebook post by a friend who found out her husband lied to her about his internet use and the kinds of sites he was visiting (I’ll let you guess; it rhymes with corn).
But I actually disagree with the quote.
The quote basically says that lies hurt because it makes you feel like you’re unworthy of the truth. But I think the quote misappropriates the injury. Someone can only injury our sense of worth if we believe that our worth can be compromised by another person.
Aren’t we already worthy?
What’s really being injured is the integrity of the relationship.
Being lied to hurts because Continue Reading