Post # 1
Liars are truly a tough creature. All you want is admission, but even in the face of evidence, they deny it. The bad side of me wants to broadcast it to the world. And the good side is keeping it all in, because I don’t want to add to the damage. This is my Mother I am talking about. How do I hide these bad feelings toward her while maintaining a normal Mother/Daughter relationship? I have decided that what she did is not worth ending the relationship over. But how do I deal with it when it happens again? Just try my best to minimize everything about it? I really feel like a liar can’t be dealt with. You only face denial and make things worse.
Post # 2
That’s a tough one. I dated a pathalogical liar for years and it was hard. Fortunately I was able to walk away from him. A mother is a different story. If you want to keep a relationship with her, I think the only thing you can do is recognize that this is who she is, she’s unlikely to change, and take everything she says and does with a grain of salt. Try to keep your relationship light and not let her get involved enough to cause damage with her lies. I’m sorry you have to deal with this.
Post # 3
“Try to keep your relationship light and not let her get involved enough to cause damage with her lies”<br /><br />Good point. Keeping my distance can allow for me acting vague, without raising suspicion.