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I Was Once Married to a Pathological Liar

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    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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    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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    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 4 Responses Jun 8, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I am 40, and a man who is on the verge of losing someone whom I love very, very much. All because I am a compulsive liar. I am not someone who likes this. I hate this person, and...
    WantsMore1974 WantsMore1974 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 12

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    It all started from my Step dad when I was a teenager. He always called me a liar, and always told me that I was "BULLSHITTING" him with my lies. Then it continued with my sisters...
    Niko864 Niko864 41-45, M Jan 4

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    I met my special friend on the Internet. It began with a simple message he sent to me requesting to be friends and email pals. For privacy and discretion I will refer to my...
    BeautifulButterfly68 BeautifulButterfly68 46-50, F Jan 4

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    this police officer and me have known each other forever now. we weren't so close at the beginning when we first met, I was 7 years old and he was 40 years old. he was my dare...
    IrishGirl428 IrishGirl428 18-21, F Jan 20

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    i join some organisation at school that called flag hoister but actually i got forced to join it because of my seniors...on the first period that i became a member of the...
    alfhyraawal alfhyraawal 16-17, F 2 hrs ago

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    Yes, I am very happily married. I have been married to one man for 23 years. From our union, we have produced seven children. Some of our children have moved out while some are...
    middleagedfemalemom middleagedfemalemom 41-45, F 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Moments to remember... I have asked my attorney to file. Although we have been married 26 years almost, he had me sign a prenup I did not understand. She has been researching...
    frspch frspch 51-55, F 11 Responses Jan 11

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    hello world. where to start. first off i recognized and acknowledge fully today that i am a compulsive liar. i realized that it is mainly the source of all my problems. i lied to...
    mleveu mleveu 26-30 Jan 22

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    Chronic invalidation is like spiritual death. Those of you trying to make your way through the labyrinth of the narcissist... If you pay attention you will notice that the...
    sartur sartur 36-40, F 13 Responses Jan 14

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    My Beliefs: Once Saved Always Saved (UPDATED) I am what some people would say to be a, Once Saved Always Saved Christian. Usually when you hear that term its written by someone...
    Stigmata1 Stigmata1 26-30, M 5 Responses Jan 4

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    Lied to once again. There are people on here that actually need help. Not to flirt and that's it. But people on here need friends to talk to. Go somewhere else for that nasty stuff...
    heyitsalysia heyitsalysia 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 10

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    Most people who hate liars are the biggest liars going..... That was one of our first lessons in Corporate Law....when we hear someone lecture about liars Our antennas go up
    itwontlast223 itwontlast223 51-55 1 Response Jan 14

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    I just found out November 2014 when my husband (been together 22 years) tells me he's flying home to see his dad because he's sick....long story short his dad was never sick, his...
    lifewasted lifewasted 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    I am and have been a compulsive liar for a long time. I think I lie for 2 main reasons, one to avoid looking bad/avoid taking responsibility for my actions, especially when...
    kevinchen64 kevinchen64 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 7

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    This was not written by me - but it could have been.. Death of the Imaginary Person: Narcissistic Abuse and the Aftermath I am mourning the loss of someone who never existed. What...
    lambchop63 lambchop63 51-55, F 3 Responses Jan 9

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    Short version I married my high school sweetheart(more like sweet-tart). We have been married for 10 years and the parents of two. In the beginning of our marriage he wasn't...
    HeartbrokenATL HeartbrokenATL 31-35, F Jan 13

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    If you're married, or have kids, be ******* upfront about it if I ask you.
    loveVSlust loveVSlust 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 22

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    I don't know where to start. Hmmm.... I am constantly daydreaming about divorce. But I feel asking for a divorce would be selfish being we have three kids and all. So I stay. I...
    DrivenLady DrivenLady 31-35, F 19 Responses Jan 5

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    I don't know where to start. Hmmm.... I am constantly daydreaming about divorce. But I feel asking for a divorce would be selfish being we have three kids and all. So I stay. I...
    DrivenLady DrivenLady 31-35, F 19 Responses Jan 5

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    God im so emotionally drained. I've been married to a narcissistic man for nearly five years. I just don't know what to do anymore, sometimes I feel like I almost wish I wouldn't...
    ewok1985 ewok1985 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    My experience started the end of summer starting my sophomore year. My family moved as we just lost our house. The house my parents rented had a guy living next door that was a bit...
    princesskimber princesskimber 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 18

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    So I'm talking to this girl and I like her so she keeps telling me that we need to hangout and how she wants to cuddle. Finally I'm free so I say hey let's chill she said can't...
    TayCon321 TayCon321 16-17, M 4 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    I have been married twice, but never really deep in love! Both times I married the person that my family would accept, but not the person I could love or be love the way that I...
    itsmeparis itsmeparis 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    Just because I say nothing is wrong when I have something bother me my boyfriend calls me a liar and doesn't trust me. The only reason I say nothing is because I don't want to talk...
    tallchick003 tallchick003 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 2

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    I hate labeling myself a liar, but I definitely would say the lies we tell ourselves are most awful kind of lies. They're often filled with so much hope and such good intent...
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 22-25, F Jan 3

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    You dont have to lie to me, I'm very understanding if you explain things to me. Dont be a **** but rather than come up with some b.s. story to let me believe be up front with me...
    Chpt16 Chpt16 16-17, M 2 Responses Jan 4

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    I LOVE PRETTY LITTLE LIARS!! It's my second favorite show.
    maddie91101 maddie91101 13-15, F Jan 8

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    My ex told me I'll never do better than him. It's so hard to find someone who's a liar,cheater,no job having,no money having,bad in bed loser with a criminal history. Pppshh!! Get...
    Lovingmyselffirst Lovingmyselffirst 36-40, F 6 Responses Jan 13

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    I was in love once. Actually twice. And I lost both of them. In different ways. The first was when I was 19. Even though I was young, it was not typical teen puppy love. Nor was...
    ManinNY ManinNY 41-45, M Jan 13

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    Please respond with authenticity, support, a