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Cherie Burbach

Do Your Friends Lie to You?

By September 7, 2011

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Have you ever had a friend just totally and completely lie to you? Perhaps you found out that they were lying about going somewhere without you, or maybe they even lied about how they felt about something that was important to you. Lying sometimes accompanies other things like cheating, but not always. Sometimes a friend lies because they think it's better than hurting your feelings.

People don't always know how to act. In an ideal world, you'd want friends around who would be honest with you no matter what. But do you always want your friends to tell you when they don't like what you have on? Or when you aren't talented? (I wonder this sometimes about the contestants on American Idol. When they are just horrible, I think, didn't their friends tell them they weren't any good?)

Here's more about why friends lie and what you can do about it.

September 13, 2011 at 12:13 am
(1) pradip says:

people have no guts to speak the truth to their nears and dears.mr dalai lama says”the purpose of life is to be happy”how far it does worth believing,it is is a straight lie because as i see simply the world is full of pain and trouble.people do not want to prevail the truth,only one can wish “peace may prevail on earth!!!” oh! great ! big optimism.

September 13, 2011 at 8:44 am
(2) friendship says:

The ideal is not just blurting out the truth, but doing it in a gentle way that protects your friend’s feelings. I agree with you, most people don’t tell their friends the truth.

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