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Telling White Lies

Should You Take Back a Lying Partner?

Kristen Houghton | Posted 07.17.2013 | Divorce
Kristen Houghton

The key ingredient in any relationship is trust. Coupled with respect and love, trust gives you a strong basis as a couple. While trust is a bond, it is also a tenuous one, easily broken, if one of the partners constantly lies.

The 50K Lie

Rob White | Posted 05.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Rob White

What would the world be like if we all became better at catching lies in the making? Would there be less lying all around? Maybe not, but there would likely be fewer victims if people could learn the signs and signals that they're in the process of being duped.

A Little Lie From the Heart

Rob White | Posted 01.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Rob White

All the recent public talk about truth and deception got me thinking about the phenomenon of lying. I wish I could say that from this day on, I'll never tell a lie. But here's what gives me pause: the story of my departed grandfather.

White Lies Can Affect Your Later Behavior

Art Markman, Ph.D. | Posted 06.02.2012 | Science
Art Markman, Ph.D.

The researchers argued that in many cases, white lies have little effect on the teller later. However, in situations in which the policy of being honest is highlighted, liars often do nice things for the person they lied to.

Knowing When Telling A Lie Is The Right Thing To Do

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

If you are following any kind of religious or spiritual path, then telling the truth is usually up there with other ethical obligations. But is speaking the truth always the best thing to do?