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I Compulsively Lied To My Shrink Because I Was Afraid Of Boring Her

If therapy meant talking about my feelings, that meant I had no other choice except to dress up the truth.

If therapy meant talking about my feelings, that meant I had no other choice except to dress up the truth. I compulsively lied to my shrink.

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Here’s How Being Cheated On Changes Who You Are

All of the other times I had been cheated on had altered my mind, and the way I thought. This one changed my heart.

I do sometimes spot “red flags” that aren’t actually there because I am expecting to be hurt. I get anxious if someone doesn’t call when they say they will.

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Can My Marriage Survive My Partner’s Gambling Addiction?

My wife has a gambling addiction — and that night, it came to a head.

My wife told me that she lost the entire mortgage gambling. She has a gambling addiction — and that night, it came to a head.

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Ask Erin: Is My Gambling Addict Partner Gambling My Life Away?

He told me he has a gambling addiction and had been gambling in secret for the past year or two. (Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez)

About six months ago my partner dropped a major bomb on me. He told me he's a gambling addict and has been gambling in secret for the past year or two.

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What 'This Is Us' Has Taught Me About Lying To My Kids

Little lies or big ones, knowing when to tell the whole truth and when to hold back can be hard with kids. (Image Credit: Instagram/nbcthisisus)

** If you haven’t yet watched this series, the below article includes some spoilers. **

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Six Small Lies That Ruin Relationships 

Glossing over how you feel is potentially disastrous.

n case you missed the memo, little white lies = BAD, BAD, BAD, people! And that, reader friends, is not great for your relationships.

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I'm The Mom Who Lies To The Pediatrician

Of COURSE I give her Vitamin D drops...

I spent the better part of two years a frazzled mess over things that ultimately didn’t matter. My child was still growing up perfectly normal, even when he didn’t follow the straight and narrow path set forth by his pediatrician. I was driving myself over the edge for nothing.

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Ask Erin: How Do I Tell The Guy I Met On Tinder I'm Not The One In My Pictures?

really want to meet him, but I don’t know what to do because of the pictures.

Dear Erin, OK, I am sure I’m going to catch hell for this, but I created a fake profile on Tinder. I mean, the profile isn’t completely fake, but the pictures are.

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I Used To Be A Compulsive Liar

Lying gets you nowhere.

What I learned about myself is that I am full of crap, through and through. I also learned that I absolutely hated that fraudulent person — it didn't feel good to be a hypocrite. It didn't feel good to manipulate the people around me. And it didn't feel good to know that no one knew me for who I really was, including myself.

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The Problem With The "Largest Study To Date" On Infidelity

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Reportedly, women and men have different views on sexual vs. emotional affairs. Let the dubious evolutionary theorizing begin.

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