When does telling the truth detrimental to ones mere existence?

@samson1 (738)
Jamaica
February 29, 2012 3:55pm CST
The notion of living out the common aclaim of "Honesty is the best policy" has been instilled in humans as a child of every society and cultures internationally; from as far back to the pre-historic ages (I think). However, at which point does telling the truth and striving to be truthful to all, become detrimental to one, ones health, the type of and quality of relations formed over time, and to ones mere existence?
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@lilaclady (28240)
• Australia
29 Feb 12
I was always brought up with the honesty is best policy and I really believe it, I hate dishonsty as I believe that is is living out of reality, and nothing can be dealt with ot solved if its an untruth..I think it is best to be honest after all the truth usually comes out anyway...