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I Wonder Why People Lie

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 30 People

    Lying Vs Truth

    It's fear or pride their after. Or they don't know how to tell the truth. Or they're afraid of facing the truth of what may happen to them. I rather be told the truth than to hear a bunch of lies. Even if it hurts....
    noaht43 noaht43 41-45, T Oct 31, 2012

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    No Poker Face Here

    I've never been good at lying...I wasn't born with a "poker face" and despite my best efforts, always seem to wear my heart on my sleeve and my feelings on my face! Anytime I have tried to lie, it has backfired. I do try to have tact..like if a friend asks my opinion...
    choctawgrrrl choctawgrrrl 41-45, F Dec 13, 2008

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    For So Long

    At what point do you get so far in that you can't even look back anymore? I have never understood it and if they try and diagnose it with some syndrome I won't acknowledge that either. it's simply bad behavior, the end.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 17, 2011

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    Why Lie

    Is it worth it or doesn't anyone know?
    kime kime 16-17, F Dec 5, 2008

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    It's so weird like individuals can be awesome but when individuals turn into people it can get nasty... No wonder individuals have social anxiety. I look at people as a unit
    JustMeWuuuut JustMeWuuuut 26-30, M Dec 5

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    there's many different possibilities to this. people who are emotionally hurt would kick people when they're already down because it makes them feel better. people might do it...
    Bree9696 Bree9696 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    I am trying to realize the things I do and I put my pride to the side and come out and say I was wrong but I'm met with an "I don't care. Why are you telling me?! Keep it to...
    TheMeBMini25 TheMeBMini25 22-25, F Nov 28

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    Ok not a person but life in general. Things are going well. Got finances caught up by hard work. For my marriage finally straightened out at least for now and hoping it lasts...
    Gingersmiles Gingersmiles 41-45, F 9 Responses Dec 8

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    I simply don't know how. I've not been around a computer because of my lifestyle-no home for the last long time. its a bad sign, I like people for what they have control over, not...
    trent74 trent74 36-40, M 1 Response Nov 30

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    only the worst kind of people do that. they may be having their laugh today, but one day they will be kicked back. i just hope i am there to see it.
    karenmbrown karenmbrown 51-55, T 3 Responses Dec 4

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    Well because weakness and vulnerability elicits violence in some.
    lccraze lccraze 31-35, F Dec 4

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    You know it's truely sad when you find out someone you respected isn't worth your respect. I lost so much respect for these women. With all their education and with they're age. I...
    Annemanic Annemanic 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 5

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    I wonder why people are satisfied of staying in their bubbles. Isnt it much more fun getting out from the comfortzone?
    ketogluta ketogluta 22-25 2 Responses Dec 18

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    I wonder how people see me ...I'm someone who has been ashamed of their physical looks most of their life . I never been happy with the fact that I have dark skin even though I...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F 8 Responses Dec 17

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    I loved this guy for the best part of 5 years I still wake up with him being one of my first thoughts, dream of him, think of him in the day and he's my last thought of the day...
    lilygeorge12 lilygeorge12 22-25, F Dec 19

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    i hate you, however you are my mom.. you said that you hate people lies.. me, my sister, my father, everyone.. but you lies, you hurt me..
    alifiya144 alifiya144 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 10

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    I've always wondered why. Ever since I was a small child I was told that it was okay for a girl to wear "boys" clothing but that it was completely and utterly wrong for a boy to...
    Unapologeticallybrilliant Unapologeticallybrilliant 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Setting here on Christmas Eve night wondering why I am looking for someone,anyone to talk too???
    guitarpickeria guitarpickeria 56-60, M 3 days ago

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    I'm just wondering how people see me because many people told me that I looked way above my age even though I'm 15 they tell me I look 18, 19 even 20! I think it's probably my...
    mysticaldreams mysticaldreams 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 18

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    I often wonder if people see how warm and open my heart is. Do they feel the love I give? How do they really see me? To me, it's all so much deeper than what's on the outside.
    thescrap2hisbozley thescrap2hisbozley 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 8

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    I wonder what people really see What I see. Are we seeing the same color? Same shape? Texture? formatting into object, meaning, definition... I believe not because we have define...
    562alex 562alex 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 17

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    Why does it hurt so bad? Why do people come into your life to hurt you when all you did for them was be a friend. I was there for her always and today she broke down revealing all...
    sweetliesandpromises sweetliesandpromises 22-25, F Dec 18

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    another poem idk i feel in a poem mood -questions why do you do this? why do you tell me you dont know how you feel ? amd then leave! then come back saying you love me? you...
    allstarbabe12 allstarbabe12 13-15, F Dec 17

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    Does seeing someone else worse then you provide you a sense of relief? Do you think " Atleast I'm not that person"? Why do you some people feel this way? Is it a defense mechanism...
    GleamingEyes GleamingEyes 18-21 2 Responses Dec 16

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    I'm not stupid and ik when someone is lying to me so why do they keep lying instead of telling the truth it's stupid
    beautylasts beautylasts 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 18

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    I dont understand people, if you don't like what someone puts up you don't have to comment something rude, just go about your day. and I'm not a cheater I love my Marine just...
    MarineGirlfriendMary MarineGirlfriendMary 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Two fates Trying cadence Test of patience All we knew True love is hard to find It never waits it's always new Why-won't-you try? Why won't you try? Let go of inhibitions...
    tarkovsky tarkovsky 26-30, M Dec 9

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    I've never understood the mind set of someone who has no issue with cheating on their significant other. It just seems so disrespectful. I mean if you don't love them or respect...
    little3M little3M 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 3

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    http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Misanthropy Unfortunately Misanthropists need a place to play as well. (Those who despise humanity.) They are not exactly evil, just dull, profoundly...
    Tannasheart Tannasheart 46-50, F Dec 17

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    I honestly wonder all the time what people really see in me or how I look to others. Am I pretty? Nerdy, like able? Annoying? Too serious? Too sarcastic? I feel I am perceived...
    21falloutsatthedisco 21falloutsatthedisco 16-17, F 6 Responses Dec 4

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    I mean really, a long history of victimization has left me so strong in so many aspects but there is still the residual leftovers deep inside. I tell myself I am worthless, that I...
    SameOldLoneliness SameOldLoneliness 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    My chest hurts, tears flow I can't see a way out though I cry all through the night Against your abuse I fight The allegations you make The doubts & alibis you recreate One...
    trappedwings trappedwings 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 13

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    I wonder this all the time!!! every day
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 16

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    Ask anybody who has suffered a serious disabling injury, and they'll tell you that they at one point or another have struggled with body image issues. Disability has a wide...
    petergavin69 petergavin69 41-45, M Dec 18

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    sometime I wonder how others see me and what I look like to them
    cookieeeee cookieeeee 13-15, F 5 Responses Dec 4

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    I am curious as to how people see me. Not only online but in person. What do they really see? People have been selected by their surrounding to generally be polite and kind and...
    ultimatehacker ultimatehacker 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    I am curious as to how people see me. Not only online but in person. What do they really see? People have been selected by their surrounding to generally be polite and kind and...
    ultimatehacker ultimatehacker 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    Sometimes it can hurt to find out what people really think of you, but I'm still curious. :)
    sophie3331 sophie3331 16-17, F Dec 2

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    My love is 23 years older than me. We met a few years ago online via AgeMeet.com. It was totally platonic but I broke off contact due to doing other things in my life, I wasn't...
    fergieCC12 fergieCC12 26-30, F Dec 4

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    Having stress is not easy living life how you want it to be maybe normal for you isnt the same people are diffrent in their own ways and me having bipola is making me worse because...
    renel renel 13-15, F Dec 11

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    i walk around school and everything thinking im all cute and all but yet i get dirty looks, gossiped about, and bullied and hate and i just wanna know what they are seeing i mean...
    ilovemyhaters ilovemyhaters 13-15, F 8 Responses 3 days ago

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    I was in school and someone saw my scars and they pestered me about them, telling everyone that I was an emo. People would take the mick out of me and call me an attention seeker...
    cbowkett1070 cbowkett1070 13-15, F 9 hrs ago

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    People are faking to be thinking of money. You can't even laugh at it unless you're able to help them. I think people gossip so they don't have to be left alone. No one wants to be...
    kiddishguy kiddishguy 26-30, M Nov 28

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    The story of my life. I have no friends. No body likes and or comments what i post on facebook, twitter, tublr @fseanb www.facebook.com/fsbeckerer2 thats me
    fseanb fseanb 36-40, M 1 Response Dec 13

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    I think humans are funny: when you meet a new gal/guy and fall in love, you want to meet his/her parents. The longer they leave it the more you think he/she's not taking your...
    Roz2014 Roz2014 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 15

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    Like a delicate pink rose living in the cold North Pole ... I'm not sure if I'm cut out for this world...
    Summerandroses Summerandroses 22-25, F Nov 29