8 Amazing But True Facts About Lying

If you haven’t lied to your co-worker, better half or boss today, chances are you will. Maybe even more than once. Don’t believe it? Read on.

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12 – Percent of people who admit to telling lies “sometimes” or “often”

31 – Percent of people who admit to lying on their resumes

13 – Percent of patients who lie to their doctors

32 – Percent of patients who “stretched the truth” to their doctors

60 – Percent of people who lie at least once during a 10-minute conversation

80 – Percent of women who admit to occasionally telling harmless half-truths

6 –¬†Average number of lies per day by men to their partner, boss, or colleagues

3 –¬†Average number of lies per day by women to their partner, boss, or colleagues

 

source: Statistic Brain

 


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