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I Married a Compulsive Liar

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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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    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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    There are numerous older men in the world

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    amelcc11 amelcc11 26-30, F Aug 3

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    My wife (now ex) was/is a compulsive liar.

    All the time we were married I started to realise something was not quite right. I caught her lying about a number of things, some seemed silly at the time. The more I asked her about different things she had lied about, she would either refuse to talk about them/change the...
    Horny63 Horny63 51-55, M Aug 3

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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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    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, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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, 2014

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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 6 Responses Oct 3, 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, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 have been married to the love of my life for 19 years! I still get giddy when he comes home from work!❤️👏
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    20 years old, good looking, gay college guy from Serbia looking to get married in the USA. I need a chance to start my new life somewhere else. I'm a good, simple guy. I'm a loyal...
    Dima95 Dima95 18-21, M 2 hrs ago

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    To the man of my dreams, to the man I fell in love with, to the father of my children.. I love being married and would never want it any other way.
    HisBeautifulDisaster HisBeautifulDisaster 36-40, F 9 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I have been married for 16 years, together 17. We married fairly young, and quickly. My husband is a good guy (overall)and there is no abuse or red flags. Though, there are...
    emk38 emk38 36-40, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    It isn't that I don't think I'll ever get married, it is that I don't think I'll ever want to get married. With divorce rates over 50% and a biased divorce court, I don't want to...
    AdArbitrium AdArbitrium 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    00dom00 is a pathetic liar and a cheat. Don't friend her or anything. you cant believe a word she says Lol
    cheychey98 cheychey98 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I lie a lot. Yep. It's true (hey a truth, now that's something I don't do often) I lie to get out of almost anything, I lie to make my life seem exciting to my friends, I lie to...
    LeoNyxus LeoNyxus 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    So you chat, you be careful, suss the person out, be honest. He passes your circle screening. He is a master at manipulation online. He chats, gets your number, talks to you...
    BreakingBored BreakingBored 41-45, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm such a great liar, it's a gift as many people are terrible at it. One small curse that comes with it is that lying is so easy and fun (if you're good at it) that you lie about...
    AnonymousJSS AnonymousJSS 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    You believed in me. Then you went away. You opened my heart, then left it open and vulnerable. You just left me, like I was nothing. I see you everyday, and you seem to have no...
    daphneflower daphneflower 31-35, F Aug 19

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    I am conpulsive liar. I always lie about the small stuff. And in the end catches up to me. I did go through life for a small time no luring the relapsed at the wrong time. I'm...
    oppie83 oppie83 31-35, M Aug 18

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    I married my hus cos i was scared to end up forever alone. Now i have a daughter but i dont love my hus. I paid the price for a child, but im not happy inside now. I married him...
    lonely4560 lonely4560 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 18

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    I've lied about being molested and started to believe it. ****** in the head. but I don't talk to the people I've "confessed" to. I think it's the only way I could rationalize why...
    SensationalAnonymity SensationalAnonymity 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    So here is my story... I am in love with a married woman. I don't know what to do. Let me tell you a back story. The woman I am in love with used to be my wife. When we first...
    KHD77 KHD77 36-40, M 3 Responses Aug 15

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    My habit of lying is destroying my relationship with my parents. I have lied to them twice recently about really big things, and then tried to cover it up when they asked about it...
    Tate8146 Tate8146 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    I joined EP almost 2 months ago now and boy a lot has not happened since joining. The first thing I did after joining was wrote a post about my marriage. I am another person in...
    Paul47C Paul47C 46-50, M 5 Responses Aug 15

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    I joined EP almost 2 months ago now and boy a lot has not happened since joining. The first thing I did after joining was wrote a post about my marriage. I am another person in...
    Paul47C Paul47C 46-50, M Aug 15

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    I remember the first time my husband met me, there was light in his eyes, I could tell that he loved me. And I knew it was a serious relationship, as it was, we got married...
    RedrosesChris RedrosesChris 26-30, F 5 Responses Aug 14

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    Omg! I hear you! ...I've posted twice in an hour! I'm new to this forum, but I'm hearing ALL the same life as mine...living with PA synth! He's living in his own made up world...
    Londonylady Londonylady 46-50, F Aug 14

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    I've been lying since as long as I can remember about the stupidest most irrelevant stuff, and I can't seem to stop. I hope it doesn't screw something up for me later on.
    intoalkaseltzer intoalkaseltzer 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 14

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