I believe that trust is the most important factor in any relationship. When one partner begins to lie, the relationship gets sour until the matter is addressed between the two. So, it is better never to lie in a relationship and solve all the relationship trust issues as soon as possible. Besides these basic things, let’s check out these 11 signs your partner is lying to you.
1) Make note of discrepant statements said by your partner.
One of the sure shot signs your partner is lying are the inconsistent statements made by him/her. Lying partner has so many inconsistencies in his/her story and can be easily caught red-handed.
2) Listen to your instincts.
Please don’t confuse your gut feeling with paranoia. Sort out your issues well in advance and also address your relationship trust issues beforehand.
3) Make sure your partner spends time with you on weekend.
If your lover refuses to see you on weekends, then it can be one of the sure shot signs your partner is lying to you.
4) Notice the body language of your partner.
Weird body language such as the inability to speak fluently, touching nose, cold hands etc. are certain gestures that might help to find if your partner is lying to you.
5) If your partner exaggerates or hides the detail of any story, he/she might be lying to you.
Secretive behavior or unnecessary explanation of details by your partner indicates that he/she might be lying to you.
6) If your partner defends himself unnecessarily, then there is a good chance that he/she is lying to you.
If your partner gets offended and starts defending himself while answering your questions, then it is a matter of serious concern. You need to find out the evidence to catch your lying partner red-handed.
7) If your partner hesitates in making eye contact with you, he/she might be lying to you.
Eyes never lie and can actually save you from deception in a relationship. However, you don’t need to worry if your partner remains confident and makes eye contact while conversing with you.
8) Listen how fast or how slow your partner speaks.
Lie detector experts suggest that the fluctuation in speech rate of your partner indicate that your partner is lying to you. A liar starts speaking slowly and once the story catches momentum, he or she speed up the speaking rate.
9) Ambiguousness is one of the signs of a lying partner.
If your partner refrains from spending time with you, then it is one of the sure shot signs your partner is lying to you. If your partner gives one-word and snippy answers to you, then sorry to say that you’re in a relationship with a lying partner.
10) Awkward gestures and emotional reactions are the signs of a lying partner.
Weird facial expressions and lost in thoughts attitude indicate that your partner is cheating on you. So, always keep an eye on unmatched gestures and emotions of your partner.
11) If your partner dons a half-smile or satisfactory expression, then he/she might be lying to you.
If your partner is overconfident and smile on his or her ability to tell a lie without getting caught, then you must pay attention to his/her over smart attitude.
These are the 11 signs your partner is lying to you. If you know more such signs of catching lying partner, please share in comments section.