sometimes in life, you are lied to or you lie to someone. But when you find out that someone has been lying to you repeatedly or you have been, it maybe a sign of “pathological lier”
Although almost everyone lies once in a while, sometimes exaggerating facts, omitting little details, or telling a completely different story, who always twist the truth, no matter how simple or seemingly unimportant it may be.
What Is a Pathological Liar?
A pathological liar lies compulsively and impulsively, almost without thinking about the consequences of his action. He lies regularly on a spontaneous basis even if he gains no benefit from it, or even if he traps himself into it. A pathological liar cannot control his impulse to lie and it is usually a self-defeating trait.
there are some reason behind those habitual lie…
He/She Trying to Get Attention
A pathological liar wants to be in the limelight or center of attention and lying reinforces his feeling of being important. Some possibilities include:
Sympathy attention. The liar wants everybody to know his story and exaggerates details to get sympathy from anybody who can hear him, whether it is because of a small or a big problem or incidence in his life.
Wants to feel important. This person wants to feel that he is superior to others and lets them know he has a better experience or accomplishment, whether it is a personal or professional aspect.
Feels bored. This individual is usually bored when there is no drama in his life, so he fabricates lies that may hurt or affect other people.
Insecurity. Pathological liars are usually insecure and they feel they must make up lies about their accomplishments or events in their life to become worthy of attention.
He Have Harmful Secret Habits
People who lie habitually may be hiding a secret habit such as an alcohol problem or drug addiction or sexual addiction. they may live a double life by having relationship outside of marriage etc. 3. How does He React When He Is Caught Lying?
The pathological liar reacts very negatively when busted for telling a lie by:
Being extremely defensive. He may try to blame someone else.
Fabricating yet another lie. The pathological liar covers up the original fib to make sure that his reputation remains intact by telling a bigger lie.
Becoming vindictive. They may react with anger or rage and may retaliate. However, others may become upset at being caught by someone close and may react with tearfulness.