How to maintain your sanity if your partner is a compulsive liar

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What are the signs of a compulsive liar?

Compulsive liars make up stories that a dramatic, detailed, and inconsistent.<

Stories told by pathological liars portray themselves as a hero or a victim<

Compulsive liars are creative, eloquent, and always want to win arguments<

What makes someone a compulsive liar?

People become compulsive liars due to different brain structures and also dysfunctions of the central nervous system<

Compulsive lying also happens due to depression, substance abuse, and childhood trauma <

How do you deal with a pathological liar? 

The best way to deal with pathological liars is by staying calm and showing kindness<

Don’t accuse the compulsive liar and don’t encourage him from continuing with his stories<

Ask the compulsive liar to seek medical help <

Can a compulsive liar change?

The first step is to make the pathological liar to admit to the issue so that he cooperates during treatment<

Treatment usually includes both psychotherapy and also medication<

Psychotherapy involves group or individual sessions and even couple sessions<

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