We are surrounded by thousands of dishonest people in this world: politicians, false friends, fake news... and when it comes to children, parents lie to their children in order to protect them, to manipulate them, to keep them in a coccoon...
I prefer to be honest with my students and tell them things straightaway so that they can face problems better and even avoid dramatic situations.
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