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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pathological_lying

Pathological lying is a behavior of habitual or compulsive lying. It was first described in the ... Sometimes however, the individual may be lying to make their life seem more exciting when in reality they believe their ... People affected by antisocial disorder lie for external personal profit in the forms of money, sex, and power.

www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/2017/06/lying-hoax-false-fibs-science

Sometimes people lie to inflate their image—a motivation that might best explain ... as our need to trust others, which ironically makes us terrible at detecting lies.

www.psychologytoday.com/blog/women-who-stray/201701/6-reasons-people-lie-when-they-don-t-need

Jan 23, 2017 ... Believe it or not, their lying makes some sense, when you look at it through ... The number one reason people lie when it just doesn't matter is ...

www.psychologytoday.com/blog/living-single/201109/who-lies

Sep 6, 2011 ... Self-serving lies are the ones people tell to make themselves look better or to spare themselves from embarrassment, punishment, or blame, ...

www.thehopeline.com/107-what-is-lying-why-do-we-do-it

In fact, some people, sad to say, lie almost all the time. ... How many lies do you think you have told this last week? .... Sorry, but divorce makes you a liar too.

www.today.com/health/why-people-lie-how-tell-if-they-are-2D80554952

Jan 31, 2004 ... It may only be “white” lies, but everyone tells lies or “omits the truth” ... Serious deception often makes it impossible for us to trust another person ...

www.forbes.com/sites/kathycaprino/2015/04/07/how-to-tell-when-people-lie-and-make-them-tell-the-truth

Apr 7, 2015 ... Think you're dealing with a liar? Here's how to tell, and 9 steps to get the truth.

www.everydayhealth.com/emotional-health/truth-behind-pathological-compulsive-liars

Feb 16, 2016 ... Everyone lies, but some people lie compulsively or pathologically. Fortunately, pathological and compulsive lying are not common, but dealing ...

www.goodtherapy.org/blog/psychpedia/compulsive-lying

Feb 3, 2017 ... People who lie pathologically may exaggerate the truth or mix falsehoods with the truth in order to make their lies more credible. As such, they ...

www.chopra.com/articles/the-truth-about-lying-why-people-lie-and-how-to-cope

The following are some of the main reasons why people lie. ... It makes the person who is on the receiving end of the lie feel as though they must be viewed as ...