Liar, Liar, Pants On Fire

I’m pretty sure I just caught my friend in a lie.

It makes me sad that she felt she couldn’t tell me the truth about something so insignificant. But I understand. I do. I’ve spoken more than my fair share of lies in my twenty-nine years.

So let’s talk about lying:

  1. What motivates you not to lie?
  2. When you do lie . . . why?

I look forward to reading your responses. Then, this Monday, check back for more from me on why lying is such a big deal . . . and how to stop.

About Author

Paula Marsteller no longer tries to catch guys' attention by swallowing live goldfish, arm wrestling, and jumping down flights of stairs. (She's married to a wonderful man now!) She spends her days caring for her two young sons and seeking to practice "radically ordinary hospitality." She's the author of Confessions of a Boy-Crazy Girl: On Her Journey from Neediness to Freedom, and she and her family live in Central New York. You can catch her writing on

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