10 Signs that Someone Might Be Lying to You
You are reading an email from a man you are dating. Your gut tells you, “I’m not sure this is the truth.” How do you know if he is lying to you?
It’s tough. With social media you don’t have the advantage of watching the person’s body language or listening to the tone of his or her voice. All you have is written text.
But we do know a few things from research. People have what is called a “truth bias.” This means our tendency is to trust what people are saying. We want to believe people are telling the truth and may overlook signs of lying. So what should we look for when we are trying to avoid a scam or don’t want to be duped in a relationship? After all, honesty is the bedrock of healthy relationships.
Here are 10 signs.