” Eventually, after you’ve regained at least some of your dignity, you enter the classic “I’ll show them! This is when your brain tries to trick your heart into thinking that you’ve moved on, and you suddenly have tons of energy for things you’ve never cared about before, like alphabetizing your bookshelves and figuring out what the best food podcasts are, even though you never cook and literally don’t own a single pan.
This is also the phase when you begin the dreaded coital dance known as dating.
As someone who dated a liar for nearly four years, I’m here to share the special relationship perks that a dishonest person can provide. According to liars, they usually lie because their heart is in the right place.
When I confronted him, he explained he felt so bad for breaking up with his ex that he decided to attend one last event with her, and he didn’t tell me because he wanted to spare my feelings. Liars only lie because they care, and who doesn’t want a man who really cares? My ex lied so often that it was as if he didn’t realize he was lying.
First there’s shell shock, followed by denial, and then some combination of paralysis, anger, and loneliness.
Focus on that and all the other wonderful, fulfilling aspects of your life. She’s the one who did this to your friendship and you MUST put yourself FIRST.
So you get on Facebook to have a little peek into the life of your ex.
You see that the little thumbnail of a profile picture has two people in it.
Tinder guy turned out to be two of my worst fears combined: a short actor.
For example, when I first started dating my lying boyfriend, he lied and said he was spending New Year’s with his widowed mom — but his mom was actually out of the country while he was at a party with his ex. They craft stories so well that sometimes even start to believe them.