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some signs that a "loved one" SO/Spouse/Boyfriend is lying to your face

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looks away
changes subject
acts defensive
blames you
yawns-but not a real one
adds too many details to story
eye twitches
starts aguement about different subject
does not say a word but trys to start sex


Asked by fiatpax at 8:35 AM on Aug. 3, 2010 in Relationships

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  • 13. Changes in vocal pitch.
    When you’re familiar with someone’s normal speaking voice, you notice when it raises in pitch. This is usually a sign that the person is uncomfortable … or going through puberty.
    14. A distinct pause.
    When someone is making up a story as they go along, they will have to pause to think about the details. When they have to stray from their rehearsed story, they have to regroup. Pay attention to what’s said after the pause. It might be a lie.
    15. A change in the rate of speech.
    Again, depending on how well you know the person, you could notice not only a change in their vocal tone but also in how fast or how slowly they begin to speak.

    Just copied that from a site.....

    Answer by samurai_chica at 8:46 AM on Aug. 3, 2010

  • -look at where their pelvis is pointing (towards you-sincere, towards a door- they are "looking for a way out"
    - somtimes face/neck or will redden.
    - says umm,,, hhmm.... alot
    - it is common people WILL look you in the eye when lying though!

    It comes down to knowing the PERSON. Since everyone is very different.. You kinda have to be aware what it was like when a person was being truthful/lying in the past to know if they are lying now on something bigger they are trying to hide.

    Answer by MommaTasha1003 at 8:44 AM on Aug. 3, 2010

  • 1. Lack of eye contact.
    One of the classic signs of deception is little to no direct eye contact. If someone is telling the truth, she’s likely to give you her full attention and look right at you.
    2. Too much eye contact.
    Sometimes liars are aware that they’re not making enough eye contact, so they compensate by giving you too much eye contact. It kinda feels creepy when this happens. It’s like you can’t get away.
    3. Looking up and the right.
    Some brain scientists believe that looking up and to the right triggers the part of the brain linked to the imagination. Conversely, when someone looks down and to the left, he’s stimulating the section of the brain associated with memories. That’s HIS left, not yours!
    4. Lack of gestures.
    The less someone gestures, the more likely it is that he’s keeping a secret or telling a lie.

    Answer by samurai_chica at 8:44 AM on Aug. 3, 2010

  • 5. Robotic movements.
    Someone who’s truly emphasizing a point will gesture with her arms and hands in a fluid or firm way. Someone who’s withholding the truth may use her arms, but the movements will appear stiff instead of natural.
    6. Too much detail.
    When someone’s made the decision to lie, they will work out many details of their story. Many times, there will be incredible detail with their story, but if you quiz them, there will always be some discrepancies. Wait a few hours and then ask for some detail again. You may be surprised!
    7. Hey! Where are their hands?
    Observe whether the person you’re talking to:

    Places his hands on his lap or clenches them
    Covers his mouth when speaking
    Touches or covers his face when listening
    Rubs his eyes
    Scratches on or behind the side of his ear

    Answer by samurai_chica at 8:45 AM on Aug. 3, 2010

  • 8. The one shoulder shrug.
    Observe whether the person you’re speaking with raises one shoulder slightly. That could be another indication of deception.
    with the situation. On the other hand, tilting the head toward you implies that someone is trying to get closer to the information.
    11. Bad posture.
    Standing or sitting up straight is an indication of confidence whereas slouching with hands buried deep in the pants pockets suggests insecurity and uncertainty. See, your mom was right, so sit up straight!
    12. Inconsistencies when speaking
    This is a dead giveaway. Pay attention to conflicting details and contradictions. “I thought you said you were out of town that Friday … ” BINGO!

    Answer by samurai_chica at 8:46 AM on Aug. 3, 2010

  • To give a low down on the day, say things where, how, when, and then 3 days later say the things they did, and it changed completely. Or just say things to try to keep you """wondering, on purpose!!!"'''''

    Answer by coffeeyum at 8:59 AM on Aug. 3, 2010

  • repeating what he says over and over

    Answer by keisha613 at 9:45 AM on Aug. 3, 2010

  • My SO will bring up something i've done wrong and try and switch the attention onto me

    Answer by allfiller at 11:56 AM on Aug. 3, 2010

  • Touching their face like their ear or nose. Crossing thier arms.

    Answer by Esmrlda at 3:35 PM on Aug. 3, 2010