What kind of Lies will You Never tell?
October 7, 2008 11:15am CST
We are all human and we all have Lied before. However, I believe there must be certain Lies which you often tell and other Lies which you will Never tell. Some Lie because they want to protect someone or they do not want to harm someone. Some Lie for fun. Some Lie to make themselves appear more intelligent, richer, more popular and etc. Some Lie to mislead. Some Lie to protect themselves. and the list goes on.. For me, I will never Lie to make myself appear as someone I am not. I always believe that Pretending to be someone I am not is very tiring and it would be very saddening if my friends did not know the real me. How about you? What kind of Lies will You Never tell?
8 Oct 08
This is such an interesting topic! Well, I lied on many occassions before.. and many of the times it was told to my boyfriend.. as he is super possesive and doesn't allows me to do many things. As such, I will always lie to him about being at home when I am out with my friends, or I will lie saying that I am eating alone when in actual fact, my friends are with me eating together. I am not sure where does this lie fits into! =D Other than that, some lies that I had somewhat not said was "To make themselves appear more intelligent, richer, more popular". There is no point in this type of lies. Lying appearing more intelligent will get myself appearing to be a fool in the end. Attracting friends by telling stories about being rich, about being popular is not going to get me real friends. And the saddest part about that like you mentioned is that my friends will never get to know the real me. Like one of my real time friend says on Mylot. I am someone who is very blunt in real life, and it scares her sometimes when I am in the face of some people. But then to me it's like.. that's me.. like me.. hate me.. That's your business. Lol, so there is no point in lying about this sort of things at all. Lying is too draining on our minds and a lot of times, we will find ourselves unable to keep up with our lies.. and get all of our stories mixed up.. So.. That's my opinion. Haha.. Well happy mylotting!
8 Oct 08
Maybe you should tell your boyfriend how you feel. It's no good that he is so possessive but it's no good for you to keep lying to him. If one day he finds out, the situation will become very complicated. I agree. Lying drains our mind. To cover up for one lie, we might need to tell many other lies. It's tiring to come up with so many lies. Thanks for sharing.
8 Oct 08
Lol.. think I never tried that before with him? It is precisely that I was too honest with him for the first few months of our relationship that had lead to too many arguements and problems along the way. I just find it much easier to lie and everybody will be happy rather than having arguments every single day! Thanks for your comments!
9 Oct 08
I am sure all of us lie at one time or another to look good in front of our friends. Be it a big lie or a small one, it is usually harmless. It is when you lie and try to live that lie that makes it harmful. And I know of some people who loves to lie and try to live that lie. Sigh... all sorts of people make up this world eh? Well, for me, I will look at the situation. Given every possible chance, I would try not to tell lies. Some times, some people need to be slapped with the truth to be able to move on.
10 Oct 08
To feel good I guess. They lie to hide their inadequacies. To boost their image among those that they lie to. To give them a sense that people will look up to them when they tell those lies. Lie once, people listen and may believe you. Lie twice, people may find out and call your bluff. Lie thrice, people no longer can trust you. I too also cannot comprehend why people love to lie. And lie consistently as well.
13 Oct 08
Hi poohgal! That's a good question! It really make me ponder for a long time. For me, I don't like to tell lie, no matter white lie or true lie, coz it will make me feel guilty. You are right, sometimes we have to tell white lies in order to protect them. Anyway, if telling ties will hurt someone, I will never do it!
11 Oct 08
I can never lie that I sing well. I can never lie that I don't hate idiots. I can never lie that I am not feeling hungry. I can never lie that a boring person is interesting. I can never lie that another woman is not that beautiful to my wife.
7 Oct 08
The only time I will ever lie is to protect someone or myself. When I say myself, I only lie if it is something really bad. When I was working in an office I lied once to protect myself because it was a very costly mistake I made and I was afraid I would get fired for it and I was raising a child by myself and needed my job really badly. I was only working there for about three weeks when I did a typo error that cost the company an extra $1,000 for the job. I was afraid that I would have to pay them the $1000 or/and get fired for it. I was never caught in my lie and that was about 30 years ago. I felt and still feel, guilty for my lie so I have never lied again at work about something important. I have lied to protect others because if they knew the truth it would hurt them too much. I have lied those little white lies a few times, I am sure, as we all do. I have never lied to someone about who I am or what I am. I have never pretended to be someone I'm not by lieing. I don't think I ever would lie about something like that. I don't like to lie or want to lie, but sometimes a person has to.