Most Common White Lies Everyone Tells!

There are many unpleasant things we try to avoid in life, whether it’s choosing the wrong career or even as simple as a look of disapproval from someone.

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Have you ever stopped to think as to why we do that? Even if you’re oblivious, the answer lies behind the concept of consistency.

The core of our being craves consistency: once you have had a taste of fresh air, all of your prior involuntarily breaths suddenly don’t feel or mean the same, you want more and more…

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Sometimes the ends do indeed justify the means, as one of the easiest ways to avoid or ease a rather uncomfortable reality, such as being late, is using excuses and white lies.

We pronounce harmless sentences made up of letters that make up words, and even if telling those white lies brings us an unpleasant feeling, we convince ourselves it’s a well-intentioned truth. Fake it 'til you make it, right?

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Here’s the downside of the spread of white lies, as lying becomes as involuntary as breathing and the truth becomes open to doubt.

 

Here are some of the most common white lies:

 

“There was traffic.”/ “There was an accident on the road.”

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“I didn’t see your message.”

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“I’m fine.”

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“I’m five minutes away.”

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“Just kidding.”

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“I didn’t mean it.”

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“We’re just friends.”

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There’s always a downside for the spread of white lies, as lying becomes involuntary and the truth becomes open to doubt. Be careful what kind of footprint you leave in the world!

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