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Why Did You Do This to Me?

Tracy Crossley | Posted 11.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Tracy Crossley

Photo by Dimaz Fakhruddin Why did he or she do this? Or what is he or she thinking? We don't want to see the reality, even if the answers are starin...

Why Happily Married Women Are Cheating

KnowMore TV | Posted 11.17.2014 | Women
KnowMore TV

If you're under the impression that it's mostly men who cheat on their wives, then you are mistaken. According to new research, many married women are seeking affairs for romance and sexual satisfaction without any plans of divorcing their partner.

7 Magic Words To Stop Someone From Lying To You

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 09.05.2014 | Science

You know the awful feeling that someone is lying to you? Here's how to stop falsehoods in their tracks, according to science. In a 2012 experiment,...

I Used to Be a Liar

Stephenie Zamora | Posted 11.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Stephenie Zamora

Our truth is more than just what we say, it's how we show up in the world and our relationships. It's in showing up fully, and showing the parts of ourselves that may be too much for someone else. It's in how we communicate, love, connect and experience each other.

Honesty Is Still The Best Policy

Sheldon D. Newton | Posted 09.20.2014 | Good News
Sheldon D. Newton

Here are three tips on developing honesty that will assist you in becoming the kind of person people love to be associated with.

Why We Can Be So Wrong About What Others Are Thinking

Kare Anderson | Posted 08.26.2014 | Good News
Kare Anderson

We are overly confident about our capacity to read other people, even our spouses. Trying to "detect the emotion someone is feeling by looking at a picture of their face or looking into someone's eyes" (two common mind reading tests) actually worsens our accuracy.

My Daughter Lied to Me. What Should I Do?

Susan Stiffelman | Posted 08.23.2014 | Parents
Susan Stiffelman

It is unrealistic to expect your daughter to be self-monitoring when it comes to the offer of special fun at Grandma and Grandpa's. Talk with your parents directly about those things that are especially important to you about your daughter's care.

Is Snowden Lying?

Paul Ekman | Posted 08.11.2014 | Politics
Paul Ekman

Many readers have asked whether Snowden was lying in his recent NBC interview, knowing I have worked for the government and corporations spotting lies by how someone behaves. I simply cannot comment on Snowden's veracity. Still, some of Snowden's claims merit consideration.

What to Do When My Child Lies? 13 Ways to Respond, Prevent, and Strengthen Honest Communication

Miriam Mason Martineau | Posted 08.02.2014 | Parents
Miriam Mason Martineau

When parents discover their children are lying to them, they are usually filled with keen dismay, sometimes incredulity, puzzlement or anger, and underneath it all, always, in my experience, with sadness.

The Key Ingredient Of A Happy And Healthy Relationship

Kristen Houghton | Posted 07.27.2014 | Fifty
Kristen Houghton

As we get older there are certain things we shouldn't tolerate in a relationship. Our lives are complicated enough; filled with careers, family, friends, our plates are full to overflowing. Add a new relationship to the mix and you have one more issue with which you have to deal.

Catch Me If You Can: An Inside Look at Deception

Evan F. Moore | Posted 07.22.2014 | Chicago
Evan F. Moore

People lie. Often, they lie about who they are for no good reason. These people lie about being police officers, firefighters and military along with fraternities, sororities and Masonic organizations.

The Truth About Lies

Devishobha Ramanan | Posted 07.22.2014 | Parents
Devishobha Ramanan

It is only natural that parents will find it hard to take that our children do not speak the truth entirely. However, it is indisputable there are hardly any adults you will find that do not lie. Lie detection is a complete and fascinating field of study by itself.

Chopping the Cherry Tree: How Kids Learn Honesty

Wray Herbert | Posted 06.30.2014 | Science
Wray Herbert

In the '90s, in the midst of the so-called culture wars, dueling miscellanies represented a fundamental and acrimonious division over how to raise the next generation of American citizens. Lost in the bickering was a much more basic question: Can we really transmit a moral code to our children through the use of stories?

Did My Young Child Tell Me a Lie?

Diana Grycan | Posted 06.07.2014 | Parents
Diana Grycan

Give consequences that are appropriate, and let the punishment fit the crime. Expect that your child will try to "bend the truth," but remember to give praise for behavior that is forthright.

Elvis the Mark, Carny Kids and the Showtown Allstars

Michael Sean Comerford | Posted 04.22.2014 | Travel
Michael Sean Comerford

Elizabeth, 9, and her dad Original Tommy Arnold at the Showtown USA restaurant/bar in Gibsonton, Fla., seated at the Liar's Table WATCH THE VIDEO ...

People Who Constantly Lie On Social Media

Michael Warbux | Posted 02.08.2014 | Technology
Michael Warbux

Sometimes you come across a profile or two...or twenty...of people that just constantly lie about any and every thing to make themselves look better t...

Plastic Surgery Deception: The New Marriage Killer?

Vicki Larson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce
Vicki Larson

Honesty is essential in a relationship. But just how honest should you be? That question is at the center of a rather curious legal suit that made ...

Take Off the Mask: A Key to Living Authentically

Lorna Bright | Posted 12.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Lorna Bright

By believing false or misleading information about your neighbor, you can't possibly see them honestly and clearly. In a way, you've put a mask on them.

Am I Raising a Liar?

Jan Cloninger and Rosemary Strembicki, LCSW | Posted 12.25.2013 | Parents
Jan Cloninger and Rosemary Strembicki, LCSW

Think about the way you handle unpleasant situations and how you model truth telling. As adults, we often find ourselves in the grey area of dishonesty and "white lies" are a common practice when we're trying to teach our young children manners

Why A Lying Salesforce Should Scare Leaders To Death

Ted Harro | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Ted Harro

"Here's the truth: I lie." It was a moment of startling honesty from a salesperson I met a while back. Her job was to cold call mid-level and senior ...

The 5 Different Ways We Lie

Lisa Firestone | Posted 11.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

When it comes to the truth, it's important to think about whether you want people to trust you. This world may not be perfect, nor the truth always easy to take, but you can find peace and freedom in the security of knowing that the world you've created around you is as real as it gets.

Study Holds Clues To Catching Texting Liars

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 09.06.2013 | Science

Ever get nervous when someone takes a long time to text you back? Trust your gut. A new Brigham Young University study has found that when people l...

White House Lies Underscore the NSA's Indefensibility

Jason Ditz | Posted 10.22.2013 | Politics
Jason Ditz

Despite repeated leaks showing the NSA programs routinely violated the privacy of ordinary Americans, including a series of revelations Wednesday that confirmed the practice was even broader than anyone had previously suggested, the White House is sticking to its story.

WATCH: I Was Haunted By A Lie For 13 Years

HuffPost Live | Posted 08.26.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

George Washington aside, everyone lies and no matter how big or small, those lies can come back to haunt us. For author Sarah Jio, a fib burdened her ...

The Art Of The Bluff

Inc. | ANDREW GRIFFITHS | Posted 08.15.2013 | Small Business

I bought my first business when I was 18, a SCUBA diving school and retail shop (some 30 miles from the ocean I might add). I knew how to dive and how...