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She Keeps Lying... - April 16th 2009, 07:57 PM

So I'm sure i've posted here before about my sisters lying and stuff, and before i've always just treated it as a joke and stuff cause its been harmless.
But now its got beyond a joke.
She's been telling people she has cancer (which she doesn't) what do you guys think I should do? I haven't told anyone apart from a friend that I confide a lot in anyway.


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Re: She Keeps Lying... - April 16th 2009, 10:53 PM

Hi Amelia,

Cancer is definitely not something to joke about. If your sister does not have cancer then she should not be lying about it. That's not fair to her family and the people who believe her.

I think you should talk to your parents about this and get them to talk some sense into her. They should tell her to let those people she lied to know that she does not have cancer. If this lying is becoming consistent and she wont stop, it might be an idea to contact a professional about it.

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Re: She Keeps Lying... - April 21st 2009, 12:05 AM

I think in addition to talking to your parents, you should talk to her.
Try to stay calm and ask her simple questions;
Why does she lie about that kind of serious thing?
What makes her think it's okay to joke about that?
If she gets defensive and angry, back off and try again later when you both have calmed down.
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