Don’t fan the flames of deceit. If someone made the choice to lie, it’s not your responsibility to back them up. In fact, it could be the worst thing for you to do. No matter how much you care about them, don’t stick your neck out on the line. They’re going through some hardships, but trying to lie the way through it, is not the answer. And you’re liable to be taken down with them.
It’s hard when we watch our family or close friends falter. But trying to deceive others isn’t going to make things better. Everyone must own up to their mistakes and be accountable for their actions. No matter how small or large they are, their choice is not yours to answer for. You can’t learn life’s lessons for others. Nor can you pay the karma they’ve created for themselves. Let them go if they can’t understand your need to step away.
You’ve been through enough on your own path. And you’re trying hard to change things around for the better. Don’t let them drag you back 10 steps where you were down at your worst. No matter what they did for you in the past, you’re walking forward and getting involved in something shady will destroy everything you’ve worked to improve. Continue reading