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“Man! Brutus, Judas, and Benedict Arnold are the most trustworthy people I know…” said no one ever.
- Loyalty is staying committed through adversity, putting in the work, and staying with it.
- If you aren’t loyal, you won’t have healthy or long lasting relationships because you will constantly be shifting your allegiances.
- To grow in loyalty, identify a few friends who are loyal and pay attention to the qualities that make them such a good friend. Be sure to replicate those in your own life.
You give loyalty, you’ll get it back. You give love, you’ll get it back.-Tommy Lasorda
See Also: Relationships, Character
Talk About It
- What is your initial reaction to this topic? What jumped out at you?
- How do you define “loyalty?” What’s the first thing or person that comes to your head?
- Take the person from the question above and list attributes that make them loyal. How many of these attributes do you see in yourself? Explain.
- Why does loyalty matter to you?
- Think of a time your loyalty has been tested. What happened and what was the result?
- Now think of a time that you’ve put too much loyalty in someone or something. What did you learn from this?
- How are you going to let the lessons from this lesson influence you in the upcoming weeks? Are there people that you will be more loyal to? Less loyal? Explain.
- Write a personal action step based on this conversation.