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Is Honest Always Best For Relationships?: Matt Townsend Show BYU Radio Interview

I stopped by BYU Radio Monday afternoon to chat with my friend Matt Townsend on the topic of honesty in relationships. Matt just launched a daily talk show that also airs on Sirius XM 143! Is honesty always the best policy in relationships? The short answer — no. There are other values that often compete with telling the truth – like sensitivity, compassion, and helpfulness. Often, when a loved one asks a question, they are really asking for some kind of emotional validation. I shared with Matt that I prefer the word “authenticity” to “honesty” in relationships. Listen to our entire conversation by clicking the arrow above. I realized that I really enjoy radio. I’d love to do a radio show…stay tuned…

About Dr. Julie Hanks, LCSW:
Dynamic self & relationship expert Dr. Julie de Azevedo Hanks, LCSW loves to make a difference for women. She owns Wasatch Family Therapy and regularly contributes to TV Shows and her advice has been featured nationally including Wall Street Journal, Parenting, Fox News, and others. Connect on Instagram, Facebook & Twitter. Her books The Burnout Cure and The Assertiveness Guide are now available. Dr. Hanks is currently accepting coaching clients.

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