Honesty in Friendship
Have you ever heard the story, “Pinocchio”? The story is about Pinocchio who is a marionette, he always uses lies to make another person believe that he is poor and gives him food or clothes. But then, a fairy granted him a wish, which is, when he lies, his nose will become long. And when everyone knows it, Pinocchio is very sad and decided to be honest ever again and at last he has many good friends. After reading this story, I believe you will understand that in a friendship relationship, honesty is the most important trait one should have. Although many traits such as respectfulness, trustworthiness and caring are also important to have one believes that honesty is the number one trait. To establish a friendship relationship one should be able to believe in each other. An example of this believes in each other is when a friend borrows money and they say they will return it the next day. They are giving their word. If they just keep the money and never return it to back then they are considered to be a dishonest person and the friendship can fall apart. Instead they should be honest and tell the truth of why they couldn’t return the money and maybe the friendship could be restored. Having good intentions speaks about having good character, when someone has good intentions then someone can be believed in. Being sincere with friends not only help you communicate with others, but also it can help you make more friends and make your social intercourse skills become better and better. If we are not honest, people will not believe us anymore and it will ruin our friendship and our future, as if you did something wrong, no one will believe what you say anymore. Furthermore, telling lies make us become a liar which means that no one will like us again as everyone knows, no one like liars, right? So, we will lose a friend which will gain an enemy. Therefore, we shouldn’t tell lies in anytime because we need to use another lie to cover the last...
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