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23 Jan 2006

Liar Liar....
What causes people to lie and how can this habit be curbed? If the person is a continual liar (be it small or big things) should they see somebody. Can it be cured even it is an adult?
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CyberShrink
cybershrink

01 Jan 0001

Nice comment by frusty. There is no simple answer to your question --- everybody lies occasionally, and for various reasons ; some people lie a lot, and even when there is no apparent benefit to them. They may be helpable by psychoherapy / skilled counselling --- but of course only if THEY recognize that this is a real problem for them and sincerely apply themselves to changing. And there's the snag --- they may cause problems to others, but probably also lie to themselves, and don't want to recognize the problem
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