The Average Person Bites Their Tongue How Many Times a Day…

nat's stats

Chattanooga, Tennessee—

Do you think the world would be a better place if we were just brutally honest all the time?

A new poll found most people think so, but very few of us have the guts to actually do it.  Here are a few quick stats on honesty . . .

1.  57% think it would be better if everyone just told people what they were thinking and didn’t hold back.  But 83% of us bite our tongue a lot, and avoid saying stuff that might offend people.

2.  We hold back four times a day, on average.  That includes big stuff, but also little things.  Like wanting to tell someone to chew with their mouth shut . . . or saying, “No, I DON’T want to see more pictures of your cats.”

3.  77% of us think we’re good at hiding the fact we’re not being totally honest.

4.  56% of people claim they want people to be brutally honest with THEM and not hold back.

5.  73% think being brutally honest is necessary sometimes.