Wisdom is Seeing Both Sides
Below are submissions from people regarding some of the benefits they experienced as a result of this perceived challenge:
I don't have to deal with the repercussions of them telling me the truth of their actions
We have peace in the house rather than the argument that would ensue
It makes me feel less guilty about the lie that I told him
I felt more secure when he didn't tell me the truth about what was happening financially
I feel better about the way I look when he lies about what he is perceiving about my weight gain
I didn't know what was going on so I wasn't stressed about it, neither did I have to do anything about it when they lied to me
Ignorance is bliss!
My friends supported me as a result of their lies to me
My family stood up to her and it changed the entire dynamic
My father started to pay more attention to me after my brother lied as I became more the 'white sheep' of the family
I realized that my children will do what they want regardless of what I try to stop them doing. It taught me to have more realistic expectations on my control of them
I realized that I wasn't allowing my wife the space to be honest with me as I was over-reacting to a lot of things. It showed me that I was wiser to listen and to try to understand things from her perspective so that I made the space for communication to occur.