Pathology is a term used to describe disease causation or progression. A pathological liar is ill, and will make you ill too, if you let them.
We all know someone who has a hard time with the truth. Some of us lie to save someone’s feelings, but that is something entirely different from a pathological liar. A pathological liar is someone who lies simply because they can.
No moral compass, lies are the way they manipulate, control, and confuse everyone in their wake. If you think you can tame or change the pathological liar, you lie to yourself.
The pathological liar may or may not have started out as one. Sometimes people are good at lying, and it becomes a habit. Before they know it, the truth seems too simplistic. Others use lying as a way to abuse and manipulate their victims. After all, telling someone something they know isn’t true and getting them to believe it, must be pretty damn empowering.
15 undeniable hurts of a pathological liar
Whatever the reason, the person you are with can’t seem to come to terms with the truth. But, you should come to terms with the fact that they aren’t ever going to provide you with it, and move on and find someone who is honest and true.