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Liar, Liar, pants on fire

This week’s Query is about telling lies.  And no, I wasn’t asking for pointers!  In fact, I already know how to lie all too well, but asking others about their lying habits really made me pay attention to mine.

I find that I don’t lie as a general habit – a good thing to realize about myself.  The bad thing?  I’ve recently started telling “sugar-coating” lies.  Just a bit of a fib to make the bad news sound better.

Lying gets easier each time you do it, like a lot of bad habits.  I’m glad I asked this question, because I don’t want to get into any kind of lying habit, even if it’s only told to make the medicine go down easier.  So, I caught myself doing this and I stopped.  I find that I don’t really have to sugar coat (lie about) the bad news after all, and I feel better for having been honest.

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