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Openness and Honesty

  • By: Douglas L. Kelley
  • In: Encyclopedia of Human Relationships
  • Edited by: Harry T. Reis & Susan Sprecher
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Group Processes/Dynamics, Close Relationships

Openness and honesty are often identified as key characteristics desired in personal relationships. This entry explores how openness and honesty affect personal relationships and discusses whether openness and honesty are always the best policy.

Openness

To be in relationship means to be open. ...

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