People lie in relationships for myriad reasons, some of which are more egregious than others. By understanding the motivation behind their mistruths, you have some insight into their thought process and a sense of the likelihood that they will continue their deceptions. 6 Reasons People Lie in Relationships: 1 – They Are Ashamed ofContinue reading “6 Reasons People Lie in Relationships”
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When They Deny the Affair
Something’s up. Maybe you stumbled across an inappropriate text or perhaps there’s just a different energy in the air. Either way, your suspicions are growing, eating at you as your imagination begins to shift into overdrive. Summoning your courage as you straddle the line between wanting to know and wanting to believe that everything isContinue reading “When They Deny the Affair”
The Pathology Behind the Lie
I don’t get spooked easily. But I’m spooked right now. Not because of anything imminent. But because I’m really starting to understand what kind of danger I may have been in. When the police first told me how lucky I was to make it out of my first marriage alive, I brushed off their concern.Continue reading “The Pathology Behind the Lie”
My Side, His Side and … the Truth?
One of the more infuriating responses I’ve received when others have heard my synopsis of my ex-husband’s actions that led to the divorce is, “Well, you know how it is. There’s your side, his side and then, somewhere in between them, there’s the truth.” After I swallow my scream, I try to respond with aContinue reading “My Side, His Side and … the Truth?”