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Or perhaps, far more seriously, you learned someone you love flat out betrayed your trust. However it happens, catching someone in a lie is never, ever fun. Why do liars feel compelled to lie? For a myriad of reasons. How do they manage to get away with it? Here are four ways to spot a lie and decide whether or not a confrontation is warranted. Yet, depending on your position in the situation, it can be easier to ignore the tells in spite of gnawing feelings of suspicion.
Rather we need to look back and know that we relied on our intuition and acted in our best interests. What would the liar have to gain by lying to you? If it what you hear does not sound plausible and the person might have a motive to lie, then your suspicion might be warranted.
In other words, fact check the situation by asking carefully considered questions that might confirm the lie. Is the deception a relationship deal breaker that eradicates any hope of future trust? Or a white lie told to spare your feelings? If the latter, it might be enough to consider forsaking a confrontation in favor of making a mental note of the situation for future reference. If you still want to get to the heart of the matter, Levine tries to assert his need for honesty while reserving judgment.
I let them know that I respect that and won't hold it against them. When I do get negative feedback, I try to respond constructively and not defensively. Swart says, most times, we owe it to ourselves to deal with deceptions head on. If it was done for benign reasons, you can choose to develop yourself based on the feedback, and you know you can trust that person in future.
Trust, once broken, is very hard to regain. Want more tips like these? IE 11 is not supported. For an optimal experience visit our site on another browser. Share this —. Follow better. Social cues How to tell if someone is lying to you, according to researchers.
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