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I Was Once Married to a Pathological Liar

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 2 Responses Aug 11, 2011

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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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    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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    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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    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 5 Responses Nov 3, 2011

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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    And it's been way too long :/
    tasha456 tasha456 16-17, F Aug 25

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    When did I got involved with a married man? About 6 months after I found out the man I loved, and was planning a wedding with, was cheating on me – not with one woman, but with...
    celticwarrior96 celticwarrior96 36-40, F 3 Responses Sep 9

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    ok i'm 21 years old i still go By my given name yes i'm a at home house wife yes i know he was gay from the get go we started it off as high school friends when we started college...
    thelostboyxxx thelostboyxxx 18-21 Sep 10

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    I am 25 and have 3 children under 6. I have been with my husband since I was 14, married at 18, and started a family a few months into the marriage. I love my kids with all my...
    Mom1989 Mom1989 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 31

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    I just need somewhere to get this out. I moved house with my family, a long way from where we were, new life started very excited. I started to live, previously I had been very...
    Frankjoon Frankjoon 31-35, M 3 Responses Sep 5

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    I've moved on! I discovered EP in June of 2011 because I wanted to learn about phone encounters...(I don't wanna write s..... e.... x... because then Ep doesn't always let me...
    jessesgirl24 jessesgirl24 41-45, F 3 Responses Sep 5

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    Before, i was unable to tell this story. It was very hard. The only way i have managed to come through in speaking of it was to talk to a friend about it, then soon another friend...
    iris801 iris801 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    Should I stay or should I go? Couple of years ago I thought I was dying. I couldn't fall asleep, sometimes for a whole night, and when eventually I was so exhausted that I would...
    benharmon benharmon 41-45, M 4 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    So I don't quite fit into this experience yet but I want to ask you all for advice and share my story. Im 17 turning 18 and my boyfriend is 18. Weve been together for almost a year...
    gwendolyn45 gwendolyn45 16-17, F 4 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    God help me! I am a compulsive liar. I got married to my wife in June after being together for 4 years. We always lived together, since she was my roommate when I attended...
    gotfoundout gotfoundout 31-35, M Aug 30

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    Please excuse my rant as this will be a long story. It was a given...all people lie. There are white lies that are harmless and real lies that can harm. White lies, I can tolerate...
    bittersweethermit bittersweethermit 26-30, F Aug 29

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    But I want to be. I think about it everyday. And I want to spend the rest of my life with my guy. I also want to have more children. I really wish we could get married now. I'm...
    Inherownwords Inherownwords 31-35, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Many years ago I had my first experience where a lie made my life better, atleast for the moment. Since then I have told many, many lies. To friends and family mostly. It's not so...
    Tooux Tooux 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    I am a patlogical liar an a narrcist I wanna stop so I am reaching out for help I feel like I shouldn't be be in the free world I should be locked up an kept away from sosity I'm...
    ydobrrup ydobrrup 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    I had an affair with a married man who I believed loved me for 11 months. He was my best friend. He came to my Mothers grave with me, met my children, openly showed affection in...
    Faerylak Faerylak 31-35, F Aug 31

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    It's weird being married and living with someone but to look at them and think to yourself I really don't know this person. I know what I want to think is real. I know what I need...
    NotSoPerfect777 NotSoPerfect777 36-40, F 10 Responses Sep 6

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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...
    Billie92 Billie92 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I use to value the truth and be proud I held up to telling the truth no matter how hurtful but I have slowly built a web of lies. I am so shameful. I am married to a man and have...
    lilMsOakTree lilMsOakTree 46-50, F Aug 29

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    I am a married man hoping to find a nice mature woman for a mutually agreeable and satisfying relationship in the metropolitan Philadelphia area.
    donaldsterling donaldsterling 51-55, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    My husbands been gone for four months now. My son keeps me occupied but I'm emotionally deprived. I hate being alone. I know no one in this military hell hole. My husband won't...
    vanessamoomoo vanessamoomoo 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Has anyone else experienced this? When you're single and available, it seems like no one is interested. Then when you're in a relationship, guys come crawling out of the woodwork...
    dropdeadredhead dropdeadredhead 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 29

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    Antisocial no. Anti liar yes. But we live in rules that make profit. Pandemic recession never came. Wealthy still had plenty. Companies lie to profit. Then buy...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Aug 24

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    I have just come to grips with the fact I am a compulsive liar. My girlfriend of almost 3 years caught me in a lie, and of course being a compulsive liar,i tried to get around it...
    noticonick noticonick 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 29

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    Did you talk too me about cam scam...no.so your a fking no good liar ...don't you call me a liar btch.....
    beatherasssomemore beatherasssomemore 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 30

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    wtf is wrong with you men. I was sitting near the swimmingpool and a married man sat near me and said that he likes and start hitting on me. like seriouuuusly -.- YOur wife isn't...
    Faty2 Faty2 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I am always disappointed when a liars pants don't actually catch on fire.. lol
    SweetEmotions SweetEmotions 36-40, F 2 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    How come single people at home screw more then married people
    bigdaddyhome223 bigdaddyhome223 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    I need this username... File her in.....got the married status. ..
    dudewithballs123 dudewithballs123 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    I crossed a liar today. As she was a former best friend. He asked me if I was doing fine ad I said yes. I asked her the same thing and she said she's suffering from depression. I...
    HayellsDorion HayellsDorion 13-15, F Aug 26

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    I hate my dad and my sister-in-laws they lie. It makes me want to cry so bad. My brothers are douche bags who never treats us well and lives in our house that my sister bought for...
    ohida ohida 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    My husband recently went on a stag do and told me some if his mates had unprotected sex with some hired strippers. Problem is that these mates are married to my friends. My husband...
    Weareallcheaters Weareallcheaters 22-25, F Sep 2

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    I hate when guys think because I'm married and have kids so young I must be miserable and want to cheat. My husband and I have a wonderful marriage and we love our kids with...
    thefeels21 thefeels21 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 10

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    I have been blocked by many people who disagree with me, then name call, put me down, or try to discredit me. They block me before I have a chance to retort. Anyone who does that...
    FrolickingFemale FrolickingFemale 36-40, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    So today we will have my grand daughters 2nd birthday party at our house Day already filled with trepidation as my abuser (narcisstic husband) of course couldn't do the 2 things...
    fivefoottall fivefoottall 46-50, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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