Commonly Used Forms of Lying

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Commonly Used Forms of Lying The whole truth and nothing but the truth. If these were words to live by then some of us be in trouble. Most people make a habit out of lying on a daily basis. Everyone tells a lie every now and then. Most lies are those little white lies, the ones to keep out of trouble, and the stupid ones that make no sense. There are little white lies that are told to keep from hurting someone else's feelings. These are answers to questions that cannot be answered with the truth. "Do I look fat?" is the number one question that should always be answered with a little white lie. A person does not want to insult another human being therefore they tell a small fib to keep from harm. No one is going to come right out and say "Yes you look like a hog!" Sometimes the truth is just plain mean and above all rude. The question of whether or not what a person is wearing looks good or not is another significant time to tell a little white lie. Again the person is not going to directly insult the person. This question has no real meaning to it anyway. Usually it is a girl fishing for a compliment. If it is said that they look good then girls typically say they don't. If it is said that they look bad, then it is best to run as fast as you can. Whether it is Christmas or a birthday, there is always those occasions when a bad present is given. No one wants to admit they hate the gift. This would hurt the giver's feelings severely. It is known that a gift may always be exchanged or returned, so there is no need to upset anyone. White lies are sometimes unavoidable in some situations. People do stupid things and lying just happens to fall into this category. It is not the act of lying but simply the ti... ... middle of paper ... ...re those that cause more lies and more problems. It all starts out when someone tries to cover up one lie with another lie that makes the truth so far from ever being possible. This makes it hard to keep the lies going and to remember what actually happened. In some cases like this, a person can get so caught up in lying that it becomes second nature to them. It may be useful at times, but it is not always wise to lie. If a time arises that a person feels like it is inevitable to lie to spare another's feelings then by all means keep the peace. It is always best to avoid the stupid lies that everyone knows is a lie. The long explanatory lies lead to other lies that leave a person in a worse situation than before. It has been said and proven that, "Nobody likes a liar." So the best advice to take is to lie when unavoidable and tell the truth all the rest.

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