Truth Hurts, Truth Heals

Have you ever held back a moment of honesty with someone because you were afraid it might hurt?

Afraid that the honest truth would hurt them, or they’d hurt you or a relationship would be damaged?

Only to later have the hurt and damage happen anyway?


Fear is the most debilitating of human emotions. It’s critical for our survival but with that part of your brain on constant surveillance for anything that could be dangerous it can get to a point where the definition of “dangerous” is simply “anything that is different”… Now this was really useful when our RAS (the…