Little White Lies

Little White Lies

Honey, do I look fat in this? No? Good answer! Sometimes it's wise to fib just a little. Telling the whole truth to a person who isn't prepared for it can destroy the trust and good will between people. White lies often come from a sense of compassion, not a desire to deceive.

Facebook: Your Communication Style Impacts How You Lie

Are you a Broadcaster or a Communicator?

Is Your Teen Trustworthy? Can You Tell?

Can you really tell when your teen is lying?

Do Relationships Need Lies to Survive?

Save a relationship with a lie? Not a serious one.

Why Politicians Lie, and How They Get Away With It

Why we don't detect politician's lies

Those Lying Apes

Apes like to deceive, too--but do they dislike being deceived?

He has a great personality: Not every positive description is positive

You can give a negative impression while saying something positive.

Get Out! Sneaky Kids and Prying Parents Make a Toxic Mix

Do parents who pry know more about their teen's lives?

How to Know When an Online Liar Is Lying

Four clues to deciphering the language of online lying.

Truth, Lies and Self-Deception

None of us are beyond deceiving ourselves.

Who Lies?

Do men or women lie more often, and do they lie for different reasons?

Is Your Partner A Sexual Predator?

How can you know that they really love you?

Do Presidents Lie?

How are great liars and great leaders alike?

Why Some Narcissists and Borderlines Lie

Some falsehoods are deliberate; others aren't

Sex, lies and body weight

How facing up to the weighing-scale can benefit your health.

Enviousness, Part of the Definition of Narcisistic Personality Disorder

Narcissists feel contempt for those whom they really envy

An Accidental Kiss Between Friends: Can it be forgiven?

An "accidental kiss" suggests a lapse in judgment.

Getting Through Sexual Abuse Scandals and Depression

I limit how much I watch and hear about these scandals.

The YouTube Assignment - Do You See an Ethical Dilemma?

Help! Are Students Exhibiting Moral Decay or Media Savvy?