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I Wonder Why People Lie

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 31 People

    Why Lie

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

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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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    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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    I've asked this to myself for the past 5 years. sometimes I wish faking your death was possible somehow, like an actual wake & funeral. just to see the effect. & I would totally...
    itllkillme itllkillme 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Would they think bad of me? Who would miss me? Would I be forgotten? What WOULD people think of me? Good question haha. I hope nothing bad.
    TrapQueen19 TrapQueen19 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I feel like people would be surprised . I feel like my best friends would blame themselves and the general wouldn't really care because who am I .
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    If I killed myself I wouldn't care what people think cuz when I was alive they treat me like ****.... If I did all I wont say in a note is im sorry and that I love everyone but its...
    jojorigal jojorigal 16-17 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I know that people would cry and what not and wonder why but I would really like to know what my own parents think since the are the source of my depression
    izzylark izzylark 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    Why be a hater, be nice, be calm
    MrSilver77 MrSilver77 13-15, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I honestly am on possibly the worst bipolar low. So this has me wondering if anybody would care if I did kill myself. My dad practically avoids me at every step and everything is...
    Kornloves22 Kornloves22 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Should I tell you a story or maybe three? I went to buy this phone soon as I came back to India in 2012 august..I was sitting alone in the bus... with the packet opened.. I was 21...
    BridaPaulo BridaPaulo 22-25, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I always wonder what the people around me think. I find that sometimes I can be annoying sometimes. I always feel like someone wants to shut me up, but are to nice to.
    BaiiBoo BaiiBoo 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have found out today that people probably wouldnt even notice, I couldnt cope so walked away from my friends who said they always care for me and miss me when im not there and...
    megs1717 megs1717 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    To me it honestly seems like most people today are selfish. I can even admit that I am selfish in some ways. I think it's fine to be selfish sometimes but only to a small extent. A...
    rcmh171822 rcmh171822 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Chances are highest that people lie when they talk about their sex life on EP. I'm always very suspicious.
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 51-55, M 4 Responses a week ago

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    So my boyfriend that I have had for 5 years now is now talking about women and their breast...And I ask him why he talking about that and he's like well... I used to like boobs...I...
    alackeret alackeret 26-30, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I dont wonder anymore. I know im not attractive thanks for all those people for reminding me now and then.
    juniorsailor juniorsailor 18-21 1 Response a week ago

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    There truly is nothing to hide. I get them when i am bad less often then when i was younger, I am not afraid to admit it!
    Declanx Declanx 13-15, M 5 Responses Jul 26

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    why do i post here? why the hell did i even come here when i could have simply vanished. i should have the moment i saw those eyes. that was the moment where life ended anyway...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M Jul 25

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    I saw a post online today where a woman said that if Donald Trump was elected President of the United States,she was leaving a America and moving to Alaska...Now you know why there...
    flowergurl90 flowergurl90 22-25, F 6 Responses Jul 24

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    Oh your gay? Then why did you choose a girl? Ohhhh you like me and see a future with me? Is that why your girlfriend is pregnant? Oh ok thought so dude. Oh you promise not to leave...
    lbell416 lbell416 18-21, M Jul 23

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    It hurts them it hurt you its messed up
    lbell416 lbell416 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 22

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    I have wondered for an immensely long time why people who have a sour attitude never get what they deserve. Always wondered why these people are allowed to live and hurt others...
    queeniejean queeniejean 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    Article Written by a Person in one of the leading Newspaper "It's been 18 years since I joined Volvo, a Swedish company. Working for them has proven to be an interesting...
    wintersecret wintersecret 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 22

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    Why disrespect wed. Why. Holy fok why. Sexual revolution. No. Selfish morons wanting anchor. Probably. But why wed. Why. When common law came grab it. Dont wreck...
    Converted Converted 46-50, M Jul 22

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    I've learn to accept no matter how hard I try to get to know someone it will never amount to any happiness. I'm so tired of everyone thinking I'm needy because I am sad, depressed...
    YourSecretAdmire22 YourSecretAdmire22 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 21

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    I am a generous person. I help others. Yet, bad things keep happening to me. Lately, it has been one bad thing after another. I just do not understand why. It can't be to "make me...
    justme1999 justme1999 41-45, F 5 Responses Jul 20

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    Mostly just wonder why the men look at me. I'd rather nobody stared at me. I think it has to do with men wanting to compare themselves and feel better about themselves. Gonna start...
    Nixed Nixed 31-35, M Jul 18

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    I've always wondered if people I knew locally, think I'm attractive. I asked my friend once and all he said was "Ashley, trust me, you don't want to know" so obviously there are...
    bluegirlie98 bluegirlie98 16-17, F 6 Responses Jul 17

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    I have no idea why people hurt me I'm a good girl and I do nice things I love anything and why do theses thing happened to me???
    winterblood winterblood 13-15, F Jul 16

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    Why are some people ashamed of the things they like? I openly express my experiences from the most humiliating to the most sexual and I don't mind one bit, nothing bad about who...
    Lovestorun13 Lovestorun13 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    Why do people friend you, then when you accept, they block you? What is that about? Are they that bored?
    CDKristiK CDKristiK 51-55, M 4 Responses Jul 16

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    Yeah! What's up with that?
    KrisKrosSk8 KrisKrosSk8 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    I get fidgety during meetings so I often curl my legs under me or I put my feet on the chair with my knees at my chin. I work with mostly males 20+ years older than me. I wonder if...
    Serastrazsa Serastrazsa 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 15

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    We always are worrying about what people think or see. I believe that if you dress how you like and love your style then it doesn't matter how people see you because you love who...
    ccdoll486 ccdoll486 16-17, F Jul 15

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    "Why We Shout In Anger" A Hindu saint who was visiting river Ganges to take bath found a group of family members on the banks, shouting in anger at each other. He turned to his...
    yiskah yiskah 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 14

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    I'd actually like to get to know more about "rape culture" and how it may actually be a thing. At first it sounds ridiculous but I watched a couple TED talks and I thought I might...
    lolilover3 lolilover3 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 13

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    wondering what people really see me when am charting them....
    ChrisShot ChrisShot 18-21 Jul 13

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    I think there are many people here that are just way too ADD happy. I do not add back unless : 1. We have had a meaningful exchange of some sort. 2. Your circle has many mutual...
    Ipleadthe5th Ipleadthe5th 41-45, F 13 Responses Jul 12

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    I have always wondered this! But then I always think 'nah'
    gillbobaggins gillbobaggins 18-21, M Jul 12

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    Most of my life (like to within the past couple of years) I was deadly certain that if people could see the me behind the mask, the image my depression showed me, that I would be...
    Writer1967 Writer1967 46-50, M 1 Response