Megan and Luke are married and have just adopted a baby boy. We talk about how much children should know from their parents and when should they know it. Megan’s friend just had an unplanned pregnancy and had to tell the truth to her teenage children. Luke talks about whether withholding truth from their son someday is the best thing.
I asked Julia at St. Mark’s Coffeehouse if honesty is the best policy and she said being truthful is about more than just one person being honest. It’s about creating something better for the world at large. But she’s also fudged the truth in her own life every now and then….
Michelle has been reading a book that is helping her understand what truth and honesty are all about. She had to shift a romantic relationship into a friendship in order to see if things could work out.
When Luke was 12, his friend confides in him that he likes to eat dog food. The worst thing Luke ever did was rat his friend out to family. Luke is sorry, sort of. This is part of my ongoing series of conversations at Denver-area coffeehouses on different themes.
From a series of conversations I hosted and produced at coffeehouses around Denver, here is Nathan’s answer to the question why did you lose a job. He tells me he had to quit working at a gym because he got into a messy relationship with a woman there.
Stacey says her therapist said she should not worry if the kids’ rooms were messy. This was years ago but Stacey’s found that advice helpful throughout her life. From a series of conversations I hosted and produced on different themes, recorded at Denver’s Kaladi Coffee.