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9 Ways To Tell Someone Is Keeping A Secret (And Lying About It)

Hey, we all have our suspicions from time to time. Jane Isay, author of Secrets and Lies gives you the top tips to see if someones keeping a dirty little (or big) secret from you.

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1. He or she makes you doubt your grip on reality


“What are you, crazy?”

2. He or she blames you for not being trusting.


“How could you ask such a question?”

3. He or she calls you nosy.

“Listen to the Lady Detective.”

“Listen to the Lady Detective.”

4. He or she uses the passive voice.


"Nothing wrong was done by me."

5. He or she makes up excuses that don’t hold water.


“That diamond earring in my suitcase? The maid in the hotel must have lost hers.”

6. He or she pauses just a little too long when asked, “Where have you been, honey?”

7. He or she carries the garbage outside, but takes his phone and doesn’t come back in for 15 minutes.

8. He or she gets critical.


He criticizes your cooking, your looks, and your childrearing, in order to keep the spotlight away from him.

9. Credit card receipts and phone logs are suddenly off limits.

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