I heard the other day that your typical person lies at least a dozen times daily. This includes little white lies such as responding that you’re fine when you’re really not when asked how’re you doing. Granted, some people are pathological liars and others seldom speak: they’re atypical groups. In any case, sometimes it is important to know when you’re being lied to. The following article has some good tips:
Now, aside from other people lying to us, the biggest problem is actually that of us lying to ourselves. Not being honest with ourselves all too often has serious consequences.
Lying Comes from Fear & Is Always Self-serving:
“Every lie is two lies — the lie we tell others and the lie we tell ourselves to justify it.”