Do you ever lie?

@chrislotz (8203)
Canada
February 4, 2008 11:33am CST
Do you ever lie to your husband or better half, about the time you spend on the computer? Here I am working the computer and my hubby decided to come home for lunch and he asked me how long have you been on the computer? Now he knows I got up with him at 5:30am today and so he thinks I have been up since he left for work and working on the computer. I have been. I have been working on the computer for the last 5 1/2 hours but I won't admit that to him because he gets mad that I'm always on the computer. Now it's not like I am not doing my chores around the house, so what does it matter to him? I am hardly ever on the computer when he is home so he shouldn't care if he's not at home, but he seems to care. I think he is just jealous that I have all day to be on the internet and he can't since he has to work. So do you ever lie to your hubby, or for that matter, have you ever had a reason to lie about it to him? Does he get mad when you are on the computer? Does he get jealous of you?
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@novataylor (6572)
• United States
4 Feb 08
YES! I do lie about how much time I spend on this computer! Because I spend SO MUCH time on it. It's kind of embarrassing, really. But I can't seem to pull myself away - there's always, I mean always a discussion to answer, or a comment that I have to respond to, or a comment on a comment that I have to respond to. And then there are the discussions I've started! And the responses I have to write there too! And the comments, and etc, etc, etc. You know what I mean, surely you do! And for awhile, I was sure my hubby was jealous of this time, and then it seemed that he got over it, but now I think he is jealous. Ooops - I'm at school/work now andI'm going to have to continue this at home in about 30 minutes or so. So I'll be back!
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• United States
4 Feb 08
Ok, I'm back. I had some kids hanging out near and I didn't want them to be reading this. NOYB, you know? Anyway, although he's not going to say anything, I thnk he's definitely jealous of all of you and the time I spend with you. I used to spend all my time with him, and he'd feel pretty free to play games on the 'puter or futz around with his e-mail, whatever, watch Mythbusters, or How I'ts Made or something I had no interest in at all or things that made me to sad to watch, like that show called "The First 48". That one always upsets me! But anyway, now I have something to keep me very occupied. The other day, I said to him, "what is my favorite thing to do? Yes, talk. And that's what I'm doing here. I'm talking to so many great people and I'm having a wonderful time". He doesn't begrudge me anything, as a rule, and what was he gonna say to that anyway? Don't have fun? Nope, not him. He's always very encouraging and supportive of my decisions and desires. But my cats miss my lap, and my house is more of a mess than it always is, and that's saying someting. But I don't intend to stop doing this. Nope. I'm here and I'm staying.
@somu007 (51)
• India
5 Feb 08
ya,lying for good reasons is good.....but some people lie out of jealousy and sheap mentality which is not at all good signs.from my childhood i used to watch lots of tv and when my perants reached home they used to ask me about the duration i watched tv and i used to lie every time....'i just started watchin now....i was studying'-this was my usual answer.
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• Canada
5 Feb 08
My husband hardly ever gets mad when I'm on the computer (thankfully) so I don't really have to lie to him about it. It's not like I could anyway. I'm am a terrible liar. Can't lie to anybody. I don't think that I'm creative enough. My sister's husband on the other hand gets crazy jealous of her being on the computer all the time. He wants to know what she's doing on it, whom she's talking to, etc. Sometimes I think he's like a big kid who needs all the attention.
• India
5 Feb 08
LOL isn't 'telling lies' one of the best ways to save a marriage? Mine went bang coz I was very eccentric about being truthful at that time. Perhaps, if I knew how to tell efficient lies, he would have been 'happily married' to me. :) Many of my friends are efficient liars. Of course, if your hubby is unreasonable in some ways and a lie doesn't cause major harm, lying is perfectly FINE!! I do tell plenty of lies now to protect myself. Life has become better than ever... cheers!!
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