A SEX therapist has revealed how you may be able to realize if your partner is telling a white lie.
Sometimes, people may resort to the tactic to avoid making someone upset or if they’re struggling to express their true feelings.
A sex therapist has revealed how you may be able to realize if your partner is telling a white lieCredit: Getty
The Gentleman’s Magazine defined a white lie as nothing more than a harmless fib back in 1741.
White lies are designed not to be malicious, experts have said.
Psychologist and sex therapist Barbara Santini, from Dimepiece LA, said the person’s voice may change when telling the story.
She told Newsweek: “White lie-telling alters the person’s normal sentence structure, making them talk rapidly or slowly.”
Experts have warned that it might be tricky to spot someone white lying.
Elena Touroni, of the Chelsea Psychology Clinic, said white lies are not “easy” to notice.
She said: “There are some people who are well versed in telling lies, likely, because it was modeled to them growing up and it is a familiar coping strategy.
“So in that sense, you wouldn’t necessarily observe anything.”
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But, she warned that lying can cause trust in a relationship to deteriorate.
It comes as a body language expert has revealed parents can pick up on specific behavioral traits if they suspect their child is not being truthful.
Sometimes, kids may cover their hands over their mouths or they may resort to answering instantly.
Darren, who was working with Coffee Friend, told Fabulous: “That is generally a red flag for deception because the person was not expecting the question and they had no time to think about their own answer.
“If they had, they would be able to think about and process their own reply.”
And, youngsters may tuck their hands away at the table if they’re being deceptive.
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