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I Married a Compulsive Liar

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 74 People

    Married to a man for 17years

    who I trusted. Found out he also married a chinese lady. Forged divorce papers. Stole all my jewellery. Dead mothers wedding and engagement ring. Fathers war medal and 92 year old picture i had of my dad he stole everything including my life.
    meme7756 meme7756 56-60, F 2 Responses Oct 12

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    What Was I Thinking?!

    My third marriage turned out to be a nightmare. How could an independant business woman who had spent the time to "work on loving herself" fall for a sociopathic liar? Well as it turns out, if you don't figure out what caused all your previous failed relationships, you can't find...
    Fenshui Fenshui 46-50 1 Response May 31, 2012

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    Doc Series Looking To Hear Personal Stories About Compulsive Lying

    Storonoway Productions is currently producing a four part documentary exploring the science of human behaviours. Working with research scientists from North America's top universities, this series will attempt to understand what factors - biological, evolutionary, environmental...
    DocCasting DocCasting 26-30, M Nov 17, 2010

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    It Never Ends, Does It?

    My husband and I have been married for over 12 years. We met through the internet and married when we were pretty young. It was the biggest mistake I ever made, but by the time I figured that out, he had us in serious debt and I was unemployed. He lies about everything from money...
    ChitownGrl ChitownGrl 31-35 2 Responses Sep 2, 2012

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    My Perfect Glass Castle Shattered Last October...

    So I thought I was a married to my soul-mate, I found the one, the only... my forever over 7 years ago.  Boy was I wrong! I got married young.  I definitely did not plan on it, but that's the way life goes.  I met who i thought was my soul mate.  We worked together and were...
    endenturedwife endenturedwife 26-30 7 Responses Mar 31, 2012

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    I have been married to a compulsive liar

    for 45 years and you would think I would either get use to it or leave. Well it still breaks my heart each time he lies, I've tried so many different tactics and none work. I would love to leave but like a lot of women my age, and my health problems, I feel stuck. Years ago I...
    lucasrukus lucasrukus 61-65, F 5 Responses Apr 2

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    I Married A Male Cougar Gold Digger!

    If I tend to jump around on my topic; forgive me in advance. A lot has happened to me; and my memory isn't all in order; not sure if that makes sense. I mean; in order such as the order that this event happened.... I am not sure what one calls a man who is a gold digger...
    IDreamInMiniature IDreamInMiniature 46-50, F 2 Responses Oct 24, 2013

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    Don't Know Why My Wife Changes The Facts So Much

    I'm new to this group. My wife has a problem with the facts, well we all do sometimes, but she takes it to the extreme. Usually the story changes to make others look bad, sometimes me. She is a big complainer, criticizes almost everything and just does not admit to mistakes. She...
    kirkb kirkb 56-60 1 Response Aug 7, 2011

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    I Married a Compulsive Liar

    When we got married my husband and I had been together for almost 4 years and had a two year old son.  Ten months after the wedding we had our second son.  So far so good.  Or not.  Our entire relationship was based on lies.  Mainly the lie that he loved...
    dollywolly dollywolly 31-35, F 4 Responses May 24, 2009

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    Why Do We Believe The Lies?

    I have known for a long time now that he has been lying about everything, but I just stuffed it inside and continued on with life.  One day, nine years later, I just can't pretend anymore that he's not being controlling am manipulative.  This isn't love and my children and I...
    bbjjccdd bbjjccdd 36-40 5 Responses Oct 4, 2011

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    I Married A Compulsive Lier!

    my husband has been lying to e for 12 years, and not just little ones. He has lied about house buying to the point that we went bankrupt, no wait he lied about that too! having children from past relationships, dream jobs, secret money and the worst yet, testicular cancer. he...
    xxkategeexx xxkategeexx 31-35, F May 20, 2010

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    My Husband Is A Compulsive Liar And A Cheat And I Stay Because Of The Children.

    I have been in a defacto relationship for 12 years and I have 2 young children who adore their father. I have been suspecting that he was lying to me all the time throughout the years, i.e, making up excuses for being late, staying late at night with friends. He was doing...
    newsoulau newsoulau 36-40, F 7 Responses Nov 18, 2010

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    Freedom From Liars :) My Story Update......

    i thought i should update my experience as a lot of time has gone by since i last told my story. i finally left my compulsive liar of a husband 18 months ago. it all came to a head when we were finally evicted from our bungalow. we were sent to a grotty bed and breakfast along...
    xxkategeexx xxkategeexx 31-35, F 2 Responses May 29, 2012

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    In Love With A Compulsive Liar: Doubts And Fears.

    I met John (not his real name) on December 28, 2011, and he seemed-although a little pushy-perfect. He was cool, attractive, and all around just seemed like a great guy who had everything together. When I introduced my 7 year old son to him he absolutely fell in love. He cried...
    UnluckyStar04 UnluckyStar04 22-25, F 5 Responses Oct 3, 2012

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    Can't Stop Lying...poor Things

    ALL cheaters/psychopaths/sociopaths/narcissists are pathological liars. Lying is part of their personality disorder. They lie without thought, without conscience, and without regret. They lie consciously and with malicious intent. They lie to gain control and manipulate. They can...
    KnightMaster KnightMaster 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 6, 2011

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    Married A Liar

    I did not realize that my husband was a liar until after I married him. I believed everything that he told me and had no reason not to at the time. A week after we got married he went to have knee surgery and he told me that it was from an injury that he suffered from since he...
    Confusion24 Confusion24 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 17, 2010

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    I love my husband and can't imagine my life

    without him. Not only he gives me the stability I need, he also feels the same if not more for me as well. He has severe OCD and is constantly trying to conceal it. He embraces his so-called, "disability" and doesn't mind it as much as others with OCD. Therefore he conceals it...
    kymikal kymikal 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 15

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    Not Married Yet...

    i met my fiance when i was fifteen. since then he has told me all kinds of lies that make absolutely no sense. he told me about businesses he owned. things he had. and even the most trivial things he lies about. i do not know what to do. if it was not for his lying he would be...
    avagwen420 avagwen420 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 5, 2009

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    Falling For Your Character

    "The difficultly with marriage is that we fall in love with a personality, but we must live with a character." - Peter Devries Falling For Your Character We can only appreciate the profundity of this statement if we understand what is meant by CHARACTER. "Personality" is easy...
    KnightMaster KnightMaster 46-50, M 1 Response May 17, 2011

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    Anita

    I am recently separated from a compulsive liar.He is still lying....and it seems easier for him to do than be thruthful, even over small things.I am struggling so much because other than the lying he is a real good man.But...I must be true to myself .anyone out there can maybe...
    AnitaMariek AnitaMariek 56-60 1 Response Apr 5, 2012

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    Need To Talk To Someone, Desperately.

    My name is Elicia Johnson and ive been living with my boyfriend, John Johnson, for about two years now. we both love eachother very much but he has a compulsive lying disorder.  yes, it makes it sooo hard to hold a relationship. i can barely trust him  most of the...
    SweetEJ SweetEJ 18-21, F 7 Responses Oct 19, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    My (now married) relationship started off on a lie. I, essentially, cat fished my husband. Fake pictures, fake memories/history of my life. I don't know how to fix this.
    AnonymousLiar AnonymousLiar 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    I've just had my string of lies all found out and I've lost friends as I lied so much and was so twisted with my lies and I wanna stop destroying friendships and actually be able...
    natcarr1996 natcarr1996 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 26

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    I said my name was Emily Williams. I said I was David's girlfriend. I said I deleted my "other" account. Truth is it was never mine. I'm not Emily Williams. And David is not my...
    Imaliar2 Imaliar2 16-17, F Dec 5

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    It started off as a simple lie about a fake friend I had about a year ago, and has now spiraled into a huge string of lies with fake parties and more fake friends. I want to admit...
    SnazzyRazzy SnazzyRazzy 22-25, M Dec 14

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    Today is my first day of taking the right steps towards becoming a better person. I felt my life was almost over. I pushed everyone one of my friends away from me. I had a perfect...
    icantstophelp icantstophelp 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    I think that lying is not entirely bad. It depends on what lie you are telling. Last time I told a lie to the teacher so that my friend could get out if trouble and to blame it on...
    Neunte Neunte 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    When I was a child, I was always really good at lying and making up stories. Now that I'm 19, I'm even worse. I lie to everyone about everything. It's just as if it's naturally...
    xtlexx xtlexx 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Hi, my name is Laura and I'm 21 years old. Two years ago (start of 2013) I moved from my hometown in NSW, Australia, to South Australia to start university. I'm a musician and...
    Lesmall Lesmall 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    i am married...but i too feel alone. i went seeking passion and i found it in a younger woman....now she has gotten herself a younger man than i. now i feel alone again..hurt...sad...
    ruxlall ruxlall 41-45, M 4 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    Sometimes I get chest pains and just want to leave. When I first started dating him six years ago, I was working two jobs and he offered to do my laundry, then it was the cooking...
    mom4ce mom4ce 51-55, F Dec 13

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    I seriously can't stand when people accuse me of lying. Just because i am established at a younger age and I'm more mature then you are at your age doesn't mean I'm a liar. I can...
    nikki2442 nikki2442 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 11

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    Why ? I don't get why people lie on the profile . This is an app to share experience that you've made with others not an app where you can fool others and lie to them ... Of course...
    Dunkelweis Dunkelweis 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 3

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    First, you lied about your job. Second, you lied about your name. Third, I don't know maybe you're married after all? I'd like to be your friend. It was clear to you what my...
    Elleshore81 Elleshore81 31-35, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    My happy married wanna know where you get this punk.. She's not a woman
    breskfastfake124 breskfastfake124 51-55, F 5 days ago

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    I want my answers about these mother fcker liars who were never Honest or on the level Ever...
    lordplesde223 lordplesde223 51-55, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    I dated a filthy liar for three years and the result of which I have taken up an oath to which I will not lie unless given permission by the person I am conversing with. However, I...
    Mydogsaremylife Mydogsaremylife 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 1

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    Recently was lied to again by my soon to be ex. I can't imagine the balls it took for her to try and lie about my family let alone try to make me think they are liars.
    jeremydj218 jeremydj218 31-35, M Dec 2

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    I had a friend, a best friend who I lived with for years. She always had a problem with stealing and lying, but she was my friend none the less. I was there for her, and helped her...
    st4rshine st4rshine 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 2

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    I grew up together with this guy, since we basically shared the same school from grade 1 up to now (college), to the point that it was easy for me to read him. He actually thought...
    dakilangdreamer dakilangdreamer 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 5

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    I lied and hurt him. He only asked for one thing, honesty, instead i lied to his face because i was selfishly trying to stop him from judging me. That is not love he says. I agree...
    UnchartedHeart UnchartedHeart 22-25 1 Response Dec 10

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    I love this show!! Sometimes I feel childish because I am 22 years old watching a show that's meant for like 16 year old girls haha but I still love it. I love talking about it...
    Cheygirl22 Cheygirl22 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    I can't stand liar because the pain of a lie will never heal!!!!!!don't come my way if your that person out there.
    1985kari 1985kari 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    How do i know if he's still married? I met this guy two months a go. He's 10 years older than me. From the first time i met him i can totally feel that there was a mutual...
    LovelyLilly13 LovelyLilly13 22-25, F Dec 13

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    How do i know if he's still married? I met this guy two months a go. He's 10 years older than me. From the first time i met him i can totally feel that there was a mutual...
    LovelyLilly13 LovelyLilly13 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 13

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    How do i know if he's still married? I met this guy two months a go. He's 10 years older than me. From the first time i met him i can totally feel that there was a mutual...
    LovelyLilly13 LovelyLilly13 22-25, F Dec 13

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    How do i know if he's still married? I met this guy two months a go. He's 10 years older than me. From the first time i met him i can totally feel that there was a mutual...
    LovelyLilly13 LovelyLilly13 22-25, F Dec 13

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    How do i know if he's still married? I met this guy two months a go. He's 10 years older than me. From the first time i met him i can totally feel that there was a mutual...
    LovelyLilly13 LovelyLilly13 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 13