How Men and Women Lie Essay

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"Truth is beautiful without doubt, but so are lies":

Comparison and contrast about how men and women lie

Many critics have tried to distinguish who lies more, men or women. Considering the arguments I read there is no proof of who lies more. Both sexes usually lie to protect themselves, to cover up for somebody else, or to stabilize their image. However, men and women lie differently reasons of lying in different situations. Therefore, it is impossible to say who lies more, men or women.

Both men and women lie to protect themselves or others, but they do so in different ways. Some of them think that the truth will not sound good, so they lie to their friends, family, and co-workers. Those who think that way, have something on
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By reading the article "Why we do it and when it might be ok" Kathllen Kelleher said that most of men and women hate to talk about problems that have occurred to them, so they will respond with a smile, like nothing bad happened. Furthermore, man and women may continue lying concerning the situation they already lied about before to protect themselves.

Both man and women will also lie to cover up their brothers, sisters, nephews, bosses, best friends, and of course their loved ones, but in a dissimilar way. I have noticed a bunch of cover up lies that best friends construct for each other including those that have to do with drugs, alcohol, job, school, and other. The person that man would usually lie for is his boss because he/she is the one who is signing his paychecks. His boss might ask one of his/her employees to tell other people that he/she is not in today. There might be a situation when women would have to lie to her sister in-law about her brother going out with another girl. It might be tough to lie about that kind of issue, but if her brother is asking, she will probably do it. Another lying subject is more likely to occur when a man has to lie to his girlfriend's or boyfriend's parents just like I did. For example, once bunch of my friends were going camping for a weekend and my girlfriend's mother wouldn't let my girlfriend go because she is a very strict. I had to lie to her mother that my parents were
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