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Today’s Question by the reader : Adrien

Author: Paulo Coelho

What would be your view in the term ‘cheating’ and ‘faithful’ in a relationship?

“Cheating” and “Faithfulness” have the same meaning either you place them in a relationship or if you apply them to to yourself as an individual.

“Cheating” means when you lie to yourself, when you hide your feelings and judge yourself too harshly.

“Faithfulness” means when you are able to overcome your fears, shortcomings and flaws and be able to forgive.

Relationships, in my eyes, are built on the firm ground of trust and compassion. They crumble when we decide to be something other than what we truly are.

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