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Reasons People Lie Pathologically There are many reasons people lie pathologically. It could be from family abuse (covering up or lying so they aren't beaten.) It can be immaturity (afraid of the world in general) or it can simply be the person doesn't think they rank high on the ladder of life and make up stories to make themselves look better to others, or because they want sympathy or attention that they are not getting. There are just too many reasons. Pathological Liars are not terrible people and often times can be quite funny just trying to squirm out of a lie someone has caught them in, but it does put a monkey wrench into any relationship they have with family, friends and their mates. They can be sneaky; you can date them and believe a lot of what they say and then you're caught in the web. If you find out they are, it's time to move on.

In addition, it's said that pathological liars have 22% more white matter in their prefrontal cortex than "normal" people. This could explain why pathological liars are so believable. I saw a special about this once, and they said that they can convince people so easily, because in a way they believe the lie themselves. They muddle the boundaries between what is real and the fantasies they create in their minds. Inevitably they will damn themselves but cause a lot of hurt and pain along the way, because they truly cannot care about the feelings of "loved" ones while they are creating their web of lies and deceit.

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What is a pathological liar and why do they lie?

Pathological liars A pathological liar is someone who consistently lies (about anything- from the most mundane subject to detailed stories). They are very insecure people wh

Why do people lie?

People lie for many reasons. Sometimes it is a little white lie tosave someone's feelings. Sometimes it is to take advantage of aperson.

What is pathology?

Pathology is the study and diagnosis of disease through examination of organs, tissues, cells and body fluids. Study of disease

Why people lie?

well the reason people lie is because they are afraid to tell the truth, they feel that if they tell the truth then you will get pissed ir it will hurt u.

Why do pathological liars lie?

Because they are very insecure people who will do antyhing to present themselves better than they really are. Therefor you need lies.

Do pathological liars lie to everyone or just some people?

there are two kinds of liars. compulsive liars and pathological liars. compulsive liars lie on impulse usually to make themselves seem more interesting. Pathological liars lie

Why are some people pathological liars?

There are many reasons why people lie, such as: Some people lie because they are insecure and lie about themselves (or others) in an attempt to make themselves look better. Ex
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Why the people lie?

because they are childish and they are afraid of trouble and they can not handle what they have done or did <3

Do people with dyspraxia lie a lot?

im sorry but in my book. (yer buddy)(is a pathetic answer) no few word's answer a question that relates to one condition that affects every one individually the symptoms