She no doubt was all excited about going to the game with him, only to have her hopes dashed. Fabrication is telling others something you don’t know for sure is true.
Fabrications are extremely hurtful because they lead to rumors that can damage someone else’s reputation.
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Jon admitted he was a deceiver: Sometimes I don’t like being seen as smart, so I’ll joke around about how smart I am just to try and get people to think that I’m not that smart. It doesn’t feel like lying, I guess I’m just pretending to be something I’m not. I do this sometimes when working on a paper for school and I run out of time. Compulsive lying is often caused by low self-esteem and a need for attention; in fact, the compulsive liar finds it all but impossible to stop.
What I don’t get is that I actually think he believes every word of the lie is true. It’s important to know there is freedom in living and telling the truth.
It may be difficult at first, but as Jesus said, The truth shall set you free.
As we get older, we try to be more clever with our cover-ups. Exaggeration is enhancing a truth by adding lies to it.
Some people never grow up and deal with their bold-faced lying even though others know what they’re saying is completely false. The person who exaggerates usually mixes truths and untruths to make themselves look impressive to others.
Yet many people are clueless as to how big of a problem it is.