Why Is It Important to Be Honest?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 14, 2020 8:34:32 PM ET
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Honesty is important because it creates peace of mind and promotes relationships of trust. The benefits of honesty extend to personal health, relationships and society at large. The opposite, lying, leads to distrust, conflict, corruption and anxiety.

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