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I Was Once Married to a Pathological Liar

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 44 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I lie. All the time. I also believe I am a sex addict. I am married to a woman and I lie so much to her and to my friends and co workers... But yet, I've become so good and well...
    Ha12mo17y Ha12mo17y 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    you may not believe me given that i am a liar but i am curios about opinions. here's the thing , i LOVE, but i also lie cause of avoidance, power, and when i really need to. i'm...
    DarcytheProxy DarcytheProxy 16-17, M 2 Responses Mar 26

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    I once really struggled with body image, I hated my body, even though I was skinny, then I started drinking, and on piled the weight. I realized, I was happier with the extra...
    BasicallyFat BasicallyFat 22-25, F 8 Responses Apr 14

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    before on the right and after  left- 
    chunky44 chunky44 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 8

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    My best friend and I went to Cuba for Christmas vacation. She had just completed her divorce and I was recently separated from my husband. My divorce will be final in the next few...
    CafeAuLeah CafeAuLeah 46-50, F 3 Responses Apr 11

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    I never had any luck with getting away with anything, throughout my life, especially not when I was younger. I should have known better, but a few of us decided that it would be a...
    Mick672 Mick672 41-45, M 4 Responses Mar 30

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    My father was extremely emotionally abusive to me as a child and young adult. He is extremely manipulative and plays such games that it's only now that I am 28, I am realising how...
    freyaB freyaB 22-25 Apr 12

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    Hi everyone my name is Krysta and I am a habitual liar. I seriously want to change and I have no idea where to start. So far I have located a phone number for a place that I can...
    massageling massageling 26-30, F Mar 28

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    I have not contacted him for 2 1/2 weeks. longest i've been able. but the thing is, he hasn't contacted me for over a month. I am really going out of my mind. i feel a little...
    hardtiming hardtiming 41-45 1 hr ago

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    Once a liar, always a liar.
    Amnjourney Amnjourney 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 16

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    Literally, 95% of the people on EP are liars. I feel so betrayed. Internet friends are rarely real and truthful, so next time you're taking to your online lover, remember they are...
    RMDk RMDk 26-30, F 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    Currently, I am in the beginning process of a divorce. We should have parted ways a long time ago. When we first met, he seemed very charming and sweet. Never would have suspected...
    Starsatnight2015 Starsatnight2015 41-45, F 2 days ago

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     I haven't been on here in a while. But I came to tell to you that I'm married. & I'm very excited to be moving. I am going to be able to wake up to my military husband every...
    Amber1027 Amber1027 18-21, F 18 hrs ago

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    Me and my bf have been dating for 3 years and 6 months now. We moved in together last year. I really love him, and as all relationships you have ups and downs. We have conquered a...
    choxie22 choxie22 22-25, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I have known this man from a chatting site for some days and he is really nice to me, we did get along very fine because he is a good conversationalist and do understand me very...
    nbsbgal nbsbgal 22-25, F Mar 28

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    My husband and I have been married for nine years and together for fourteen. We got married just after my 24th birthday. In that time we've moved all across north america and had...
    thelifeandtimes thelifeandtimes 31-35, F 9 Responses 4 days ago

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    Is the photo from liar liar? XD Anyway, im a bad liar i guess because i hate lies...
    Fourtris143 Fourtris143 18-21, F Mar 30

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    Hello, my name is ashlynn and I am a compulsive liar. I don't know why I lie and I don't understand why I even feel like I have to. I started lying when I was very young, it...
    BlueJay18 BlueJay18 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 13

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    It’s been over nine years since I was kidnapped and turned into a pet. After I opened up to my first wife on Halloween she told me it might help me to right down everything that...
    PrinceBloodlust PrinceBloodlust 18-21, M Mar 28

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    I read someone's experience on this site that was scapegoated as a child. I come from a large family of six and in it there were two golden children and two scapegoats. My father...
    RhondaGail RhondaGail 61-65, F Apr 8

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    There's a lot I want to try at least once. With the last area of my life unexplored. So no.. I don't and won't share that. but I do want to try zip lining, gator hunting and among...
    favestril favestril 36-40, F 1 hr ago

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    My co worker and I have been working together for close to a year and he is married and he asked me out today. He always flirts but never actually came out and said anything. I...
    mnc13085 mnc13085 26-30, F 7 Responses Mar 26

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    Lie to me once, I'll forgive you. Lie to me the second time, I'll lose my trust in you. Lie to me thrice, I won't talk to you again. In my view, trust is the very foundation of a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 7

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    Happy Anniversary. Not! Twenty two years married, twenty six together. We had a nice dinner, flirted, talked, laughed. You could cut the sexual tension with a knife it was so...
    RoughRed RoughRed 46-50, M 20 Responses Mar 24

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    Smart Relationships : My approach to build one . Atlast I permitted my boyfriend to enter in my life :) He will live with me in my house along with my family . Love these moments...
    rsushama73 rsushama73 41-45, F Mar 26

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    Well here it is....I was married 17 years my husband who I was very much in love with took drugs over me he left me a year ago last Jan .I wasn't handling it well my sister was on...
    monica0215 monica0215 51-55, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    I've been married for almost ten years to a man. Two kids. It's become impossible to pretend to enjoy straight sex anymore. The older I get, the harder it is. I'm pretty much...
    blondedyke blondedyke 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    No one thinks I ever lie because I seem like a genuine person. I don't lie about anything serious but I lie a lot about when I don't make appointments or meetings with friends...
    LinkinParkMuse LinkinParkMuse 26-30, F Mar 24

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    I love the show, but pretty little liars is testing my pretty little patience! We know who 'A' is, but we still don