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I Was Once Married to a Pathological Liar

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 45 People

    Only the Truth Will Do and the Truth Doesn't Have to Hurt, Lol

    My last husband (I've only had 2 - lol) was a pathological liar and this is one of the reasons why I can tolerate almost anything from a person but; he was so unscruppled that he once told me his father was dead so I wouldn't divorce him!  He had tears in his eyes and...
    Aristartle Aristartle 46-50, F 14 Responses Aug 2, 2008

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    Pathological Liar Ex Husband Left Me And Our 18mth Old Daughter Homeless

    Late last year, 2 weeks before xmas, the main lie my ex had been telling me since we got together came out.  The impact of this one massive lie (there have been so many in addition as well) left us homeless and destitute.   Where do I start, our whole life...
    formeg formeg 36-40, F 4 Responses Mar 20, 2010

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    Finally Found Others Dealing With A Pathological Liar.

    Not that it is a good thing but for so many years I felt so alone. That there wasn't any support out there for me to deal with the lies and the stories. I met my soon to be ex-husband 15 years ago in the college library. We were both in the same program at the time and...
    labrdogs labrdogs 31-35, F 2 Responses May 23, 2012

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    My Marriage Was A Big Lie.

    My husband lied so much that I think he was convinced that he was telling the truth. From day one of our marriage, he lied. We were married for 6 yrs but only together time wise 1 1/2 yrs dur to his abuse, I would leave and after his begging and pleading I would return. I finally...
    wildflower0724 wildflower0724 41-45, F Sep 6, 2012

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    It Took Awhile

    It took awhile but I came to see that if Her mouth was moving,She was telling a lie!
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M Dec 9, 2012

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    When I Discovered Her Other Life

    I knew things were wrong in our relationship, that she had stopped living with me, stopped showing up when she said she would, would tell me what I want to hear then not come through. Why she was being so flaky after years of being so in love, I had no idea. I suspected that she...
    ndrulz ndrulz 26-30 1 Response May 22, 2012

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    Number 5

    Prior to proposing to her, my girlfriend tearfully told me she'd been married once before and felt ashamed for it. I consoled her and told her that I'd been around myself and didn't hold it against her. After we were married I found out that I wasn't husband number two but...
    neonshades neonshades 51-55, M 2 Responses Mar 20, 2010

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    This Is My Story

    i met with my husband back in college years, he was dating one of my friend. they dated  for 4 years and when they broke up she told me only one thing, he's a pathological liar! well at that time he was just a friend of mine and i thought she was just mad at him. i wish i...
    vasiliswife vasiliswife 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 27, 2010

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    Everything Was A Lie!!!!!

    Well a little over a year ago I married to what I thought was the man of my dreams... when end the end, he turned out to be my worst nightmare. Looking back now, I realize that the saying "love is blind" (VERY blind) is SO true!!! Because although I was deeply in love with him...
    KH5555 KH5555 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 11, 2011

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    WHY??? You have to be pretty insecure about yourself to be a pathological liar and also have a few loose screws!

    My husband would lie about anything,important things and also things that were not the least bit important...it took me awhile to catch on because being the honest person that I am never questioned what he would tell me.UNTIL...a few very obvious things were discovered by pure...
    chickster chickster 46-50 2 Responses Mar 18, 2009

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    Still Married To Him

    When we first hung out he seemed like a wicked nice guy, always put me first, asked me for my opinions on things, etc. I found out that very first day that he lied about sleeping with one of my close friends, but when I confronted him he told me he had been scared I ...
    Riled Riled 18-21, F 6 Responses Dec 30, 2009

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    Having A Baby With A Pathological Liar

    My ex is the textbook version of a pathological liar.  He spent his entire childhood in foster care.  We planned for this baby...he was an awesome boyfriend at first.  A couple weeks after I found out that I was pregnant, he left me for another woman.  We've...
    lgrossie lgrossie 31-35 3 Responses Jun 8, 2010

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    25 Years Of Being In The Dark

    Happy New Year! I am celebrating the New Year by being a far smarter woman than I was even just 6 months ago.  From reading the other experiences, I would say that my story is nothing new - but perhaps someone else will be able to relate to my experience and be helped. I...
    IMWomanHearMeRoar IMWomanHearMeRoar 41-45, F 7 Responses Jan 1, 2010

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    Still With Him.....

    I am still married to my husband who lies about everything.He cant possible grip his mind around why i get upset about him lying to me , I think in his head he honestly believes that he dosnt lie or that its not a big deal.I just give up .I read other articles of people talking...
    lamber153 lamber153 31-35 4 Responses Nov 3, 2011

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    I am married and I need friends. I found this site, because I need something fun to look forward to, besides going to church and other daily routines. I have no intention to cheat...
    faith717 faith717 41-45, F 35 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    Not that there's anything wrong with it. But no I'm not married.
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    My grandfather was a pedi file molested me for years....my grandmother was heartbroken when I told her she protected me, because use it stopped. my family has disowned me because...
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    I started dating women when I was 20. I never looked back...until I met my husband. He is a great man. However, I miss kissing and hair in my hands and soft skin. I posted 7 years...
    Cate74 Cate74 41-45, F 15 hrs ago

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    I've been with a my husband for a total of 7 years. He would be perfect, but he's shorter than me and although he does everything right, even in the bed he's a great lover, i still...
    meoun1986 meoun1986 26-30, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    Please tell me the Truth.. Why lie don't u know you have to tell so many other lies to cover the ones u told in the Beginning. Then u forget what u said because it was a lie..It...
    yvettemae48 yvettemae48 46-50, F 1 day ago

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    Ok, I'm really confused. When I first joined EP about three weeks ago I wrote a experience about my wife and I and how or love life is all but over. There's just no more sparks...
    Peter4546 Peter4546 41-45, M 7 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am just sitting here, drinking wine and crying. I've had enough. I am a very attractive woman not considered attractive enough to have sex with by my husband. He is a liar...
    cheshca cheshca 26-30, F 43 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have been married for four years, we have been together for 6. We initially met when I was separated from my ex-husband, which was a very abusive unhealthy marriage. When my...
    Notintomyelf Notintomyelf 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    My mother lived with my grandparents when I was young - I never really knew my dad, though they had been married. Living at my grandparents' house wasn't ideal for any of us - my...
    alearninglife alearninglife 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    It's funny where life takes you sometimes. You can meet one person who can change the entire course of your life. Would you be willing to give up your future goals, give up seeing...
    Milesaway3 Milesaway3 26-30, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    Pathological Liar – Impulsive, Compulsive Lying, Self-Deception Pathological Liar – All About PATHOLOGICAL LYING, Lying, Self-Deception, Types, Classification, from...
    rescueme99 rescueme99 41-45 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have done several sports.I have been good at all of ‘em.My favorite and the hardest is by far wrestling.Not only physically, but mentally.I tried to get my boys to wrestle...
    nocool nocool 41-45, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am a 58 year old woman who is married to a, ah, how do I describe him. Nice guy when you meet him in a bar, where he spends most of his time if he doesn't find a 'jack of all...
    Debneedshelp Debneedshelp 56-60, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am a 65 year old retired UK guy who has been married for almost 40 years and with two great sons. I only realised that I was attracted to men when I was in my 40s but I should...
    Ruffekim1 Ruffekim1 61-65, M 4 days ago

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    Listen what´s happened to me: I was married to a man, who always left me immediately after marraige for months, then he came back for some weeks and left me again. AFTER my...
    Loretta78 Loretta78 36-40, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    I've been lied to countless times. I've grown with it. Become used to it. My father has lied to me since day one and still finds me gullible enough to believe his version of the...
    manicxnephilim manicxnephilim 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I guess in a way, being a bad liar is good because if I was good at it, I would do a lot of stupid stuff and eventually be caught up in it.
    meetooyou meetooyou 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I was in denial about being a lesbian. I married my best friend, I think a lot of the reason, I was subconsciously trying to find a "normal family." 2 months after getting married...
    michellebella46 michellebella46 26-30, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    About 4 years ago I was diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder and my Dr assumed I hear voices and see things but I don't. I just went along with it and it's snowballed out of...
    liar2000 liar2000 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    Someone who I thought I was very close to me, lied about something so fundamental. It's not a lie I will ever forget, and it's a lie I will never be able to forgive. It's...
    cairah cairah 22-25, F Jul 22

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    The last few nights have been really pretty restless , he's all I could think about. What he has done for me and for us, what he has done all together and how far he has come. He's...
    PassionsRoar PassionsRoar 22-25, F 6 Responses Jul 21

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    I am officially a married woman!! Feels good to say that. I got married on July 11, 2015 at 12:00pm. I cant tell you how happy I am that it was sunny.We came back from our...
    Outofeden Outofeden 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    I remember it. No matter how much I try not too I still remember. It hurts and kills me at the fact that I can't say anything but maybe one day I can get rid of this heaviness that...
    itachi59 itachi59 18-21, F Jul 21

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    So I was recently informed by a woman that my long term boyfriend whom I just got a house with has been texting, talking on the phone to, and exchanging pictures with her. I caught...
    ashley2184 ashley2184 26-30, F Jul 21