The body never lies - 7 tell-tale signs of deception to remember

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Lies have and continue to ruin many relationships. It relates not only to a romantic or family relationship but to friendships too. Often lies hide or cover up more lies. 

After all, what is a relationship without trust? 

Some people are so good at deception that you feel it's impossible to distinguish between what is false and what is true. 

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7 body language signs someone is lying to you:

1. Their eyes are darting back and forth, or they look away from you at key moments.

2. Filler words such as "umm," "like", and "uh" can indicate they actually don't know what they're talking about. 

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3. Taking an unusually long pause after you ask them something they should know the answer to. 

4. Excessive sweating on the forehead or excessive dryness of the mouth.

5. Fidgeting or becoming itchy all of a sudden without an apparent cause. 

6. Repeating words or phrases that they have already said and stammering. 

7. Fake smiling. You can tell the difference because a person's eyes will wrinkle when they're smiling. 


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