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  1. Is it ok to lie if you feel the truth will result in inconvenience for you?

    General Relationship Discussion
    My wife told me a bold-face lie last night. It was something inane, to the extent that I don't even understand why she bothered to lie. I only found out about the lie when my daughter told me something contradictory the next day. I actually believed my 12yr old daughter, because she is generally...
  2. My husband says I am dishonest

    General Relationship Discussion
    My husband is leaving me because he says I am BS-ing him and I am dishonest. He is right I am. The reason is he can’t handle the truth. We got married 3 years and 10 months ago. From the first week of married I learned that he had problem listening. He WILL never admit that. According to him he...
  3. Communicating with a defensive husband?

    The Ladies' Lounge
    There is a lot of background to my husband's way of communicating the way he does...but in short: His father had some pretty nasty depression issues when my hubby was growing up, and anything that went wrong was automatically my hubby's fault....Now that he's grown (well, he's 24) the minute I...
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