Carrie touched on this briefly. There's honesty that can be
helpful and productive. Then there's honesty that is not
Honesty requires discretion and discernment.
I believe in being very honest with people. But, I recently
shared more honest feelings than I should have with someone.
Looking back on it, I realize that it was not appropriate at the
time. I should have kept it to myself. It wasn't the kind of
situation that involved hurt feelings or any negative
repercussions, but the timing was inappropriate.
But, in situations where someone could be hurt worse by my not
telling them something, then honesty is the best policy.