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I Am a Liar

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    I Am A Compulsive Liar

    Hey,I am a mother, a friend, and going through a rough patch in my life.  My husband and I split up in July, and life has fallen apart since then.  For years he has been telling me that I am a liar, but I always had an answer for my lies.  I don't know why I do it, I just do...
    bellablueeyes bellablueeyes 41-45 2 Responses Dec 17, 2011

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    The Lies Must Stop

    Where to start my lies have hurt indirectly so mant people around me and have pretty much cost me every thing in my life that matters most minus my children but they have caused so much pain for my now ex i want to make it right with her and get my life back but i just dont even...
    Justaname83 Justaname83 26-30, M Jul 8, 2012

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    In Person Vs Behind The Screen

    Talking to you behind a screen i can be somewhat honest about myself. However in person i am a total liar about how i see myself my feelings and emotions. there is always a lie to be told some of my most commons lies are: i am fine, the cat scratched me,i fell and banged into...
    Underthesurface13 Underthesurface13 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 25, 2011

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    We all are. So stop convincing yourself

    that youre not. Stop lying to yourself....... And dont worry youre not alone. People lie everyday. I admit i do lie. And for whatever reason you may have lie is still a lie. Dont make it a habit though.. im not saying its okay.. and good thing is we could always say the truth...
    aquamonkey aquamonkey 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 18

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    Hello, I'm Joanne and I'm a Liar

    That's not true, my name is not Joanne but I am a liar. I joined the group a while ago but I didn't write my story until now and you know why I'm doing it? Because I saw the group of the story behind your nickname and I thought about a great story for mine... but it wasn't...
    Lunita Lunita 31-35, F 6 Responses Oct 31, 2007

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    Can a Liar Change

    I suppose now that I've read some of the experiences on EP, my life doesn't seem all that bad. But nevertheless, I am gonna share, cause i want to change! I find myself lying about all small things now and again just to have something to say. I hate being excluded and I hate...
    Betru Betru 31-35 2 Responses Jun 27, 2009

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    Linking Truth To Lie

    I do lie but if i didnt my life would be boring and out of control. I dont lie because i like it or because im hiding something. I lie because if i didnt i would probably be put in an insane ward. Literally if i didnt have all these interesting things that i've fabricated in my...
    singingmockingjay5997 singingmockingjay5997 16-17, F Jan 3, 2013

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    I have lied throughout my life.

    In my childhood I lied a lot. But I grew up with a liar. My father was a liar, an abusive man. Physically and verbally. I lied about being bullied I lied about getting beaten up. All this happened but I told my mum that it never happened. I'd come home with cuts and bruises,but...
    Billie92 Billie92 18-21, F Sep 16

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    I Lie About Everything

    I don't know exactly when I started lying. It's almost impossible for me to remember, but I think it started sometime when I was in middle school. I've always had a massive sense of inadequacy. I'm not from a city, or somewhere even cool or very interesting. I grew up on 4 acres...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses May 15, 2008

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    I Lied To My Wife - Either Bald Faced Lies Or Lies Of Omission

    I just didn't see how bad it was until i was confronted with it - and it has ruined my marriage. I didn't realize what i had done by destroying the one - most important thing to me - the trust of my wife. She cannot trust me at all now...with anything. It affects all aspects...
    hbeampiper hbeampiper 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 27, 2013

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    My Whole World Is A Lie

    Today I will tell the truth. Today I have determined that I do have a behavioral problem and I have decided to seek help. I am a liar. I have lied to everyone I know. I have lied so much to everyone I know that no one really knows me. My lies have never hurt anyone or have...
    KTS80 KTS80 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 29, 2012

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    Im Horrible

    I love my boyfriend but hal of the things he "knows" about me are complete and absolute lies. Ive lied to two thirds of my friends and if i didnt lie about a bunch of stupid stuff, my life to them would be completely different. I cant even stop and i have to carry on my stories...
    whatever29 whatever29 16-17, F Jul 22, 2011

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    Am I a Good Liar?

    hmm i think majority of people inthis world are somehow lie in their life.. although we consider it bad but still we do         i do also like .. and i think i am a good liar as well because i make stories very quickly..   but the thing is i...
    amman amman 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 25, 2009

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    So, Heres The Truth For Once.

    im a pathological liar. sad but true and you can judge me all you want, but im here because it is eating me up inside. ive been lying since i was a young girl, lied through school and everything because all the time i feel worthless, maybe i do it because it feels right? because...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Sep 14, 2011

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    I Need Help

    I lie all the time to keep people happy, and so that they can like me, I can't do it anymore I need help
    alettagc alettagc 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 11, 2013

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    Lying Has Ruined My Marriage and My Life

    Lying has ruined my marriage and my life.  Even thought I am not getting a divorce my wife said that our husband wife relationship is over and she will treat me like a roomate.  She is finacially dependant on me, and that is why she doesn't leave.  She said that I...
    jvwi jvwi 26-30 3 Responses Dec 29, 2008

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    Report the fat cow ex .

    .. 30 people who ate trying to locate me on this page have been informed of the abusive Cow.... Whoever is trying to locate me give the special code for other page That's why your continued to be a worthless useless cow
    iamamazing51 iamamazing51 46-50, F 3 Responses Sep 9

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    The Guilt Is Crushing Me...

    I cut...that's a confession...I lied to my parents...mum espiacially...that it was just scars...I had to...I had no choice...I wasn't ready to take the emotional trauma...i don't want her to be sad...so I lie...lies to protect her...but secretly eating me up inside...killing me...
    XxlostxsoulxX7 XxlostxsoulxX7 13-15 1 Response Feb 17, 2010

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    I've lied so much to someone I care

    so much about. I cant keep going with this lying for them. I don't want to hurt them but I don't want to tell them.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 10

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    I Always Lie When It Comes To My Emotions

    i will often start out opening up about something emotional, but the moment i feel the discomfort eminating from the other person, i say things like "oh well, i'll be ok, tomorrow's a new day, i'm probably just having a bad day" things like that. so it seems like no big deal...
    hummingbirds117 hummingbirds117 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 13, 2011

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    I'm Not Sure Where To Start

    I understand I have a problem. I understand all the things that I've done wrong. I understand, to an extent, what needs to be done. But I have no idea how to start. I know that writing anything down, whether on paper or online, helps with getting everything out and not feeling...
    mandapanda24 mandapanda24 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 28, 2012

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    i wanted to have fun

    and to make friend out of my town someone i can talk to and that person doesnt know anything about me i started of just talking to her and i lied to her about my self where i live my religion the real name of the people who surround me and i didnt care i though i was just having...
    maryam1234 maryam1234 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 12

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    I Am A Liar

    I have been lying since I was 8 years old. I lie so much sometimes that I cannot remember my lies. My friends all still love me but think less of me because of it. I lie to strangers, friends, and family. I lie to make myself look better, and to make myself feel better. I am...
    merscham merscham 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 10, 2011

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    Liar

    I have a little over a year with my boyfriend. I met him while studying abroad but we come from the same country, different cities. Before being with him I was with another guy. We were for together for 5 days, because after he told me broke up with his girlfriend, she showed up...
    anagabz anagabz 18-21, F Jul 22, 2012

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    I'M Not Really Me

    My name is Chelsea, I'm 20 years old, and I weigh 130 pounds Yes, I am not a bbw or fatty in any way; I lied about that (sorry lol). Everything else I said was true - I was born in MD but currently live in KY, I am 5ft4, and I do have an openly gay japanese-american roommate...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Jun 2, 2013

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    A Question, I Pose

    Why do we lie? What drives us to that near feral urge to deny?Myself? I lie with ease, to protect myself and to protect others. Some people are better off not knowing some things. I am a pathological liar. Give me a chance, and I'll lie to you. I have an urge to drive people away...
    SilentEnigma SilentEnigma 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 25, 2011

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    Honest To The Extreme... Liar About The Details

    I will tell anyone exactly what I think of them. Everyone knows me for my honesty. So why when I'm telling a story will I make up little lies like add what someone said? And why do I make excuses for stupid things that don't matter, but tell the truth on the things that do? It's...
    DaDri DaDri 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 28, 2011

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    Can't Help It

    I can lie right to your face and I'm ashamed of it. I try to start its just to fun i don't wanna lie anymore but i literally can't help it. Its like I'm addicted or something. And i lie over stupid stuff like people ask me some thing like what r u doing and i'll be watching T.v...
    angelperson0 angelperson0 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 8, 2012

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    Lies

    I am an excellent liar when I put my mind to it. I can tell a story with such precision that there is no question to my honesty. But why would I lie about such a thing as this? Why would I tell him it doesn’t matter, that I am not jealous of her and what he is giving her? Why...
    Swanfirefly Swanfirefly 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 30, 2013

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    I Am A Liar...i Need To Come To Terms And Stop!

    I am a liar and I have been this way as long as I can remember. The worst one of all was that I fell in love with this man and I lied to him about my past and manipulated him into thinking I was someone I wasn't. He called me out on it and I continued to lie to preserve my...
    LiarMe LiarMe 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 22, 2009

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    Lies... Stupid Lies.

    I always lie... Most of the time it's just stupid little lies.. I'm always trying to think of a lie to cover up the truth. I do it without realising most of the time. I just don't want to be a failure or a disappointment.. or I don't want people to laugh at me or get annoyed...
    BrokenAngelWishes BrokenAngelWishes 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 2, 2010

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    Funny how we let them lie to us.

    Funnier still we lie to ourselves. The power to hold on to our dream we lie m say but it's really not that bad or it's getting better I think haha Even after the lies are exposed for what they are I find myself still lying to myself calling it hope or calling it possibility that...
    ophelia379 ophelia379 26-30, F Apr 21

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    Lying Comes Naturally to Me...

    and it's gotten me out of a lot of sticky situations. I've lied my way out of a hospital admission, criminal charges and from being expelled from school (which I dropped out of anyway, lol). I've always been a liar and have only ever been caught lying a few times and ironically...
    UltimateStorm UltimateStorm 16-17, F Nov 2, 2008

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    HarmoniousMoon HarmoniousMoon 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 1

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    One Last Option

    Because of me, we're going to lose everything.My mother asked me how my grades were, so I said "Fine".  My sister wanted to know if I was having trouble adjusting to college. I said I was handling it. But my grades are terrible and half the classes I've attended I've flunked...
    Drastik Drastik 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 4, 2012

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    I Need Help

    I have a problem with lying to my husband about our financial situation. I dont mean to do it, but I do. He works in a job he hates and will get in these wierd depressions and I fear that if he knows what is really going on things will be worse. My marriage is in trouble and I...
    oceanluv918 oceanluv918 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 24, 2009

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    Growing Up

    I don't know if it is lying or what but growing up in an alcoholic family, I often had to make excuses for others behaviour, I learned that sometimes it was easier to make up a white lie rather than tell the truth. 
    Tumblindice Tumblindice 36-40, F 6 Responses Mar 10, 2009

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    I Am A Liar, I'm Sorry And That's The Truth.

    I wish it wasn't so. I only lie to the people who matter most because I don't want to lose them. When I lie I do so to cover things I feel the person just wont approve of so I cover one wrong with another one or two or three. I feel like such a horrible person. This will change...
    KandiKid217 KandiKid217 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 25, 2010

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    Oh, Ok.

    For some reason, no matter how stressed, upset, or frustrated I am, I can never admit it to anyone, not even my wife. I feel like it's my job to be the one who is always stable, when I'm always in turmoil.  I never know if I'm coming or going.  It doesn't matter if I'm having...
    ForShame ForShame 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 23, 2013

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    It just comes out so naturally it scares me.

    .. I sometimes even lie about things I have no need to lie about... Sometimes it's helpful though... I can get out of almost any difficult situation... don't really like that I'm such a good liar though... what if even I start believing everything I lie about?...
    gabscaussigh gabscaussigh 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 30

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    I'm A Liar !

    Hey .. I'm a Liar .. A big fat one ! ~ I lie in everything .. but most of the times i lie in , is for the sake of my beloved peaople I lie because i'm afraid that truth would make them go away from me. I lie when i talk with people because i want to add more interesting things to...
    LovingLife16 LovingLife16 16-17 Mar 2, 2012

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    I lied when I was younger

    because my father told me to...now I can hardly see my mom and I know it's my fault that we can't see her everyday...and that's my ugliest lie...I haven't told anybody this! They all know I'm bisexual...they know things other than this
    freakyquack freakyquack 18-21, F Mar 1

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    This Is a Problem

     I am a liar. Unlike most of you, I'm not that old. I'm 14 but I look as if I'm 18. I am a freshman in high school but I tell everyone I'm 15 and I just started later.  I've always lied about my age ever since the 2nd grade. My parents and my...
    selftanner selftanner 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 6, 2009

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    Bs-ing My Way Through School

    I used to be a pretty honest gal. That went downhill when my grades did too. I was a very hardworking and diligent little seventh grader, but I slacked off due to my depression and I feel guilty as hell about it. I've gained a long standing reputation of doing well in school that...
    sashathelawyer sashathelawyer 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 19, 2013

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    This Needs To Stop!

    Really don't know why I'm even typing this but whatever I'm a liar. However I don't fit into these little categories. I don't just lie to serve myself or because it a habit I just....lie. I guess that's called being a habitual liar, which means I just lied again. Only reason I'm...
    Yogripper Yogripper 22-25 Aug 19, 2013

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    An Honest Liar

    I am an honest liar. I twist my words, I twist myself I carry guilt over all of the littlest things. Then I give it all up and reset, I forget to remain calm and content. I lie to protect myself, I lie when I don't have to, I tell half truths when the truth would be easier. I...
    Rinata Rinata 22-25, F May 14, 2013

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    I'm Alright.

    How are you today? Good, thank you. Are your studies going fine? I'm managing well. Are you attending all your classes? Yes. Do you know what's wrong with you? No. Promise you won't hurt yourself? Okay. I love you. I love you too. I lied.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 11, 2012

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    I don't want to be, but I am.

    I've lied about too many things to count to too many important people.
    madhousex madhousex 18-21, F Feb 3

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    Haha this is a text where i lied to my mum.

    It was a harmless lie. Only telling her what she wanted to hear
    LandonS LandonS 16-17, M Mar 17

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