Essay on Importance of Relationships

697 WordsSep 3, 20113 Pages
Every relationship has its complications and everyone tries their best to make it work. But if a relationship has to break, then nothing in the world can stop it, but people try their best to save it. If a relationship was meant to be, then people should be lucky to have that person in their life. In relationships, people assume that there’s only the romantic type of relationships. However, being in a relationship can also mean being in family relationships with some degree on kinship through blood, marriage, or adoption. Friendships are strengthened when friends regard each other with affection, trust, and respect. Casual relationships exist in everyday encounters with people but all relationships start off casual. With romantic…show more content…
The problem is the lack of openness that grows and usually ruins people’s relationships. William Shakespeare, an English poet and play writer had quoted that “honesty is the best policy. If I lose my honor, I lose myself.” He meant that being honest is important either with you or other people because they’re real people, not images. When someone tells a lie, even a little white lie, you’re not expressing who you but rather a false impression of yourself. So telling the truth and not lying about you or to other people, makes it easier to have relationships and also keeping them. Being honest means being straight- forward even though it might hurt their feelings and not lying to anyone, even if it is a white lie your being dishonest to people. No one should be lied to even though being honest can be the hardest thing to do. But it gets easier to open up when you know them well. Communication and relationships are inseparably connected because it involves interacting. “We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.” Epictetus, a Greek Philosopher meant that people need to take the time to genuinely listen with their ears rather than to just pretend to listen and not care. They have to find a way to be honest and express their feelings without lying because it ruins the openness and authenticity that people value in their close relationships, so
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