Someone you know is in a desperate situation. You want to comfort them. Should you say whatever necessary to ease their pain and possibly give them false hope? Or should you be realistic no matter how they might take it?
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Very well put BobMonger. You have a lot of insight and compassion for others. Thanks for taking the time to give me your input. It was very thought-provoking.
Amen! Truth always out weighs a liee
You're right about the delivery. The truth can sometimes be brutal. But if we are careful about how we express the reality of the situation, we will keep the integrity of our relationship with the person, and they will thanks us for it later.
You are right. My reality may not, and most likely, is not, your reality. You have an excellent point and one worth considering.
Thank you so much for sharing your thoughts!
Thanks for your input. I was thinking that if it was a near death situation, a person might like to hear something that could help them hold on a little longer. But even in a desperate situation, I think honesty is the best policy.