Lying and Deception In Romantic Relationships

In some form or another, whether it is through concealment or fabrication, deception plays a role in all of our relationships. Most people, however, do not like to acknowledge this, especially when it comes to love and romance.

But every now and then, people discover something about a romantic partner which makes the issue of lying impossible to ignore. Making such a discovery can be unsettling because it violates our basic notions about intimacy and trust.

With this in mind, we offer a wide range of information related to lying and deception in close relationships:

We also provide practical tips and advice for dealing with deception and lying in romantic relationships:

The easiest way to access this information is by using the left-hand menu items listed under the "Lying and Deception" subheading.

For instance, if you are interested in how to tell when someone is lying or self-deception, you’ll find a wide range of articles on those topics.

Or if you’re concerned about compulsive lying, we provide real life examples, a message board, and an online quiz on the topic.

Additionally, we provide several brief summaries of the research that has been done on lying and deception as well as a few more light-hearted items:

Our answers to common questions can also be used to locate information.

We have also put together a list of other useful websites, video feeds on lying and deception as well as a blog highlighting the latest research and articles on relationships, infidelity and lying.

Finally, if you can’t find the information you were looking for, please use our ask a question feature.

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