Do you and your spouse/ boyfriend-girlfriend lie to each other?

Man who lies and nose gets bigger as he does - Liar, liar!
United States
July 12, 2007 3:39pm CST
I will admit that I flatter my husband, but have never considered that lying. lol My husband is bald and sensitive about it...and is trying to grow hair. He will say to me...Look, look! I have hair growing in there...and I will say...oh my goodness, where did all that hair come from? lol My husband tries to hide things from me that he knows I am going to throw a fit over....that are his fault. http://www.rd.com/content/7-lies-men-tell-women/http://www.askmen.com/dating/heidi_100/125_dating_girl.html
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15 responses
• United States
12 Jul 07
I dont lie to my husband because when you get married your suppose to be honest with each other. Well my husband is a liar. I ask him about things and he lies even though i know the truth he still tries to lie to me. I have even proved things to me and thats when he says im crazy. So i still think its a man thing right now. Well maybe not all but alot of them.
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• United States
12 Jul 07
Before I got married, a friend of mine told me that all men lie. I did not believe and thought that was a terrible thing for her to say. I am married now. I understand.
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@KarenO52 (2951)
• United States
13 Jul 07
He lies, but I'm always on to him. I tell the truth, but he thinks I'm lying. It doesn't bother me anymore.
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• United States
13 Jul 07
I guess it will take me a few years before I can say it doesn't bother me any more. lol
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@Anniedup (3652)
• Richards Bay, South Africa
13 Jul 07
I hear what you are saying, little white lies! I can lie ten times better than my husband. When he does the sides of his nose turns white! No matter what he does I always catch him out. When he was little his mom use to tell him that every time he lies, there is a red button on his forehead going on and off. Then he made a plan, whenever he wanted to tell a lie he would cover his forehead with his hand!
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• United States
13 Jul 07
I love it!!! lol I bet he still puts his hand on his forehead and does not know his mom told you that. I could be laughing silently in my husband's quest for knowledge that he is sprouting hair on his youthful head because he is sitting down with his head down, and I am looking over his head looking for marching soldiers of hair. Many times I have told him that it does not matter to me how many hair he has on his head. I am not counting the hair on it. It is the way he treats me that makes memories in my head that stick...good and bad.
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@add_im (2712)
• Philippines
14 Jul 07
To be honest, there are truly sometimes that I do lie towards my husband but in a way that it isn't much harmful both our parts. It's not about 3rd parties or being unfaithful but it's more of a white lies like when i'm going out to shop something for my personal needs but then when I get home and my hubby asks me what I bought...I will then tell him that I only bought what I supposed to be buying but on the other hand I also buy something that he didn't know for my siblings and parents lols...that's when I know that I lied to him for those reasons.
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• United States
14 Jul 07
Imelda! I had no idea that you are married! Wow! He is strict. You should buy things for your family. You go girl!
@add_im (2712)
• Philippines
14 Jul 07
Yes Kim, he's that really that so much strict when it comes to it but he just want me to budget money and to spend it more wisely :-)...but still, I can't just stand it when I can't get something for my families lols
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13 Jul 07
ive never lied to my partner, im a straight forward person and tell people how it is, if ,y girlfriend asks me a question, she better be prepared for the answer! i dont see the point in lying to your partner, it only causes problems later on in life when you get caught out, and id much rather have a happy life knowing nothing can fall back on me and im guilt free!! if you feel the need to lie to your partner, that doesnt sya much for your relationship! its all about trust and love
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• United States
13 Jul 07
And I am sure you are ready for whatever she tells you. :)
14 Jul 07
without a doubt, if i ask a question, im normaly ready for the answer, reguardless to if im gonna like it or not! id rather know the truth than not no, as long as im aware as to if my partner would tell me the truth im happy to hear it!
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@suspenseful (40316)
• Canada
14 Jul 07
We do lie, mostly white lies to not hurt our feelings. I would say, saying I look good in that dress when I know I do not is a white lie. Also I lie by mistake, that is I might say I went and did something, and latter find out that I did not, but was intending to. Or I might misunderstand and say something about my family history that was wrong, like the time I thought my grandfather had married more than once when in reality my grandmother took my father and aunt to South America to look for a place first while grandfather stayed with the older children. None of us deliberately lie to each other.
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• United States
15 Jul 07
May your marriage last forever.
• China
14 Jul 07
i have lied to my girlfriend one time. to this day,i regret for that
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• United States
15 Jul 07
If you were my significant other, you would regret it far worse. :)
• India
14 Jul 07
yes i do..but i guess itz to imrove my image n nuthin else..i dun really have an ill-intenton towards her r sumthin..but i guess it cud b harmful in d long run.!!
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• United States
15 Jul 07
Time will tell, but experience says yes.
@tredale (1313)
• Australia
13 Jul 07
I have been friends with my hubby as long as been married to him. I will say to him that I wont answer that and just leave it there. He will do the same to me. We know each other too well. I guess thats the problem with marrying your best mate. But it works well for both of us. I have secrets he doesnt know about and other people do but then I guess its the same for him. I trust him heaps but and I guess what I dont know wont hurt me.lol
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• United States
13 Jul 07
As long as you are happy...
@GuateMom (1411)
• Canada
13 Jul 07
I donĀ“t lie to my husband, but he lies to me. Usually over stuff he knows I will get upset about, just like yours! The most common lies involve his family. Like, if his mother takes something of mine from my kitchen, he will lie and say that he lent it to her, or that he took it to her house and forgot it there because he knows how angry I get that people just take my stuff! I usually know when he is lying though and make him tell me the truth.
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• United States
13 Jul 07
Looks like his lies are not working....
@bambi_doe (566)
• United States
13 Jul 07
I lie all the time to my hubby about how he looks. He is 430 pounds and trys to wear clothes of a 200 pound man. He is constantly asking if this fits or does that fit I say well if your comfortable then yes. He lies about money to me and I found out about it a month ago when his boss asked if he was shareing his raise with me. I did not know about any raise or the bonus he got for Christmas. Yes It is becoming very intollerable living with him and is going to lead to parting of the ways real soon. He seems to think that my earnings are the ones that pays all the bills while he spends his going where he wants to. Hugs
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• United States
13 Jul 07
He is clueless...my best to you.
@kimthedane (1000)
• Denmark
13 Jul 07
I do not believe in lies unless they are to my own benefit, lol. No seriously i dont do lies and hate when im lied to no matter by whom. I find its a lot easier to remember when you are telling the truth, then nothing can go wrong.
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• United States
13 Jul 07
So so very true.
@venshida (4837)
• United States
13 Jul 07
Yes, it sometimes helps stop some heated argument. I was laid off from my seasonal job. I told my boyfriend I was still working for about 3 weeks. I work at home part time, and he likes to stop by while I am working which can be a distraction since I was doing more hours I could not risk the distraction. I finally told him I was laid off from that job.
• United States
13 Jul 07
That is not an easy thing to keep to yourself.
• Indonesia
13 Jul 07
I try not to,..but occasionaly I have to,..My husband lie to me often. But we are used to it,.in any other way we will find out bout those lies and make a joke on it.,,sometimes..,,or just yell at each other on it.
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• United States
13 Jul 07
Thanks for your response.
• Canada
13 Jul 07
I would never lie to my fiance, nor would he ever lie to me. We are completely honest with eachother. We are both aware that the other is not perfect, and we are willing to apologize and forgive, if something goes wrong.
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• United States
13 Jul 07
That is a good thing to have, and I hope it lasts forever.