White lies while dating

white lies while dating

Are white lies normal in a relationship?

White lies are actually extremely common in healthy relationships, according to Susan Orenstein, Ph.D, a licensed psychologist and relationship expert in Cary, N.C. Orenstein defined white lies as “omitting the complete truth to spare someone’s feelings.” A white lie is an innocuous lie. In fact, she said, sometimes, a white lie is just being kind.

What is a white lie?

Orenstein defined white lies as “omitting the complete truth to spare someone’s feelings.” A white lie is an innocuous lie. In fact, she said, sometimes, a white lie is just being kind.

Is it OK to lie to your partner about something?

“If you can verbalize your struggles or your frustrations, you’re doing your partner a great favor because you two can directly address the issue together instead of avoiding the issue.” Avoidance slowly chips away at relationships. As a whole, white lies are OK.

Is a 53-year-old woman lying about her age on match?

Case in point: a 53-year-old woman is tempted to lie about her age and make herself 49 on Match so she can be seen by more men via the dating site’s algorithm. Is she a liar? Unethical? Probably lying about something bigger? Not in my book. To me, she’s simply insecure that telling the truth will sabotage her ability to meet enough desirable men.

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