I’m the most terrific liar you ever saw in your life. It’s awful. If I’m on my way to the store to buy a magazine, even, and somebody asks me where I’m going, I’m liable to say I’m going to the opera. It’s terrible” (J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye).
Men lie. Men lie especially if it concerns money and incomes. They are sure that women are focused exceptionally on materialistic values. Well, it is a mistake to think so. Anyway men tend to exaggerate their achievements and deeds. Of course there are many women who buy into all these tricks. But you should remember that it is not the main thing they are interested in.
Men lie because they want to get something. It can be absolutely everything. It could be one’s attention, or recognition. They lie because want to get sex. They stretch the truth because they want to be promoted. It means that many of them are sure that there is no anything special about it. For them it is absolutely okay.
Men lie because they want to impress you and to satisfy your expectations. But usually it doesn’t work. In the case everything is revealed things are getting worse. They are blamed and criticized they are liars. Quite often it happens to insecure men. Less talk – more action. It would help you to attract one’s attention definitely.
Men would lie in case they want to avoid unpleasant situations. They are sure that a little bit of lie would never hurt. Especially when they do not want to do something. It could be hardly justified.
Men would lie trying to find a way out of a jam. For them it is definitely the easiest way to solve the problem.
The most unpleasant situation when men lie to women about their appearances. They do it because not many women are okay with criticism.