Hmm, this is a hard one. She's 58? Why have you waited so long? Has she been doing this all of her life or is this just a recent thing? If she's been doing it all of her life and getting away with it, she's not likely to change now. Are her lies... *harmless little white lies *exaggerations to make herself look good *a way to avoid responsibility and dealing with unpleasant tasks *hurtful things that cause hard feelings and problems for others *or bigger lies that she uses cover up things like reckless, irresponsible, even dangerous behavior like running up large gambling debts, stealing or abusing drugs or alcohol? White lies and exaggerations might not be worth your effort and are easy enough to ignore. Or if you are determined to call her out on them, maybe you could do it in a way that can be taken as joking around while still making your point. "Yeah, right", "You wish" or "Keep telling yourself that..." Or, I don't know, play a little game with yourself or maybe someone who shares your annoyance with your sister...When she fibs or her boasting gets out of hand, try to outdo her...as outrageously as possible. If she's a slacker, you could try to pin her down. Let's say it's her turn to take Mom to run errands, but she says she's busy on Tuesday, try suggesting a different day or better yet ask her when she could fit it into her 'busy' schedule. This works well when the family is all together, to save face she'll almost have to cooperate. Otherwise, she'll end up looking like the slacker she is in front of everyone...especially if this happens several times. If you can't pin her down like this, maybe you could call or 'drop in' on her preferably with a friend or a family member as an audience on one of the days when she's allegedly busy. "I know you said you would be out today, but I decided to take a chance and see if I could catch you..." May sound sneaky, but not a lie. You don't have to tell her you were hoping to catch her lying after all! The final two possibilities are where it goes beyond annoying and becomes a problem. And the situation also becomes more touchy. If she's trying to stir up trouble or hurt someones feelings by making up lies or passing on malicious rumors, she needs to be confronted. You might want to take her aside and talk to her privately. No one would respond well to being called a manipulative liar to start with, but being called onto the carpet in front of other people would be humiliating as well. Try to avoid making her feel like she being scolded or verbally attacked. Putting her on the defensive right away will get you nowhere. Let her know that you are concerned that her remarks could be taken the wrong way and hurt someone's feelings, or that the rumor she's spreading - whether it's true or not - could cause problems for other people, or earn her some enemies. (I've known a couple of people who would pass on rumors like this without realizing that they were causing hurt or problems. They just didn't think about the consequences of their words or in one case she just completely lacked tact.) Finally, if her lies a big ones like I mentioned above, I'd still talk to her privately first. But you may eventually have to enlist family and friends to present a united front. Let her know you are all aware of her lies, that you all believe she needs help and that ''you are all concerned and want to help her''. These are just my personal thoughts on the subject. Ultimately, you are going to have to be the one to choose your course of action. No one on this forum knows anything about you, your sister, or the extent of the problem. And sometimes there is absolutely nothing you can do that won't end up backfiring and blowing up in your face. Is the situation really bad enough to make it worth a confrontation? Do you really believe that at 58 years old your sister is suddenly going to see the error of her ways and change just because you tell her you know she's a liar? How does the rest of your family and your common friends feel about it? You could be the one who ends up looking like the bad guy here. Just think things through long and hard before you do anything and make sure you are willing to deal with the consequences. Good luck...you're probably going to need it.
If you like her and she doesn't know about her sister then you should tell her first then wait and tell her you like her. Unfortunately she may frown upon the sister aspect but she must know before anything as she will find out either way and there is no room for lies or games in a relationship.
Tell them that you know what they did and usually they tell you the truth about stuff you didn't even want to know.
You should ignore her and then tell her that lie and spreading rumors is not good.
Well, if you know that she has a boyfriend that's great. But never let your parents know. Let your sister tell them. Talk with your sister and convince her to tell your parents.
Tell your sister how you feel and also your boyfriend and yea.
Tell him just that, they're lies. If you really like him go for it and in the end he'll know they were lies.
Don't Tell Me Lies was created in 1986.
i really do not know can u tell me
The internet never lies
The Lies We Tell Ourselves was created on 2006-05-30.
Invite both of them out, have a girls night, play a get to know you game, and if you are not the type to do it secretly, talk to your sister-in-law and tell her about how your sister feels.
No one, not even your sister will know you are gay unless you tell them. Despite the many stereotypes that exist, no one can confirm your sexual orientation unless you tell them. Don't take too much notice of what your sister says and act like yourself.
Yes definately. Your sister ought to know. She would be more pissed off if you didn't tell her and she found out. Think of it if the tables were turned, would you be happy with your sister knowing something as serious as your daughter drinking? Of course you wouldn't! You would feel apreciated just like your sister will if you tell her. You know what the consequences of drinking are if your niece is under age (does "un-respnsible parent" come into mind?) For the health and safety of your niece, you should definaltely tell your sister :)
"the answer is the man asks them both what would your bother say" The man in this riddle may only ask one question. The answer is: He must ask one of the twins - it doesn't matter which, "What path would your sister tell me to take?" The lying twin will tell you her truth-telling sister will tell you to take the wrong path, not because she is deceiving, but because it is given that she ALWAYS lies. The truth-telling twin will tell you that her lying sister will tell you ALSO the wrong path. Then, the man knows which path is the wrong path and must take the opposite.
Usually, when you tell lies, you want to hide something form someone. But dont always lie.
If your sister takes over the family friend then tell her off!!! She should know better!!
because he does not tell lies!!! He doesn't tell lies he just does the opposite to what everyone else wants!
Tell them things that are not true.
it does not.
Great Lies to Tell Small Kids has 96 pages.
is it called: lies by Mc magic?
why do you want to know!? well tell her how bad he is. you disgust me
he hates lies because he has autism and has to know the exact approximation, or he freaks out. he can only tell a white lie because it isn't fully a lie, and he tells a little bit of the truth. and he just cant tell lies! (check chapter 37)
Great Lies to Tell Small Kids was created on 2005-10-10.