People lie in everyday conversation to appear more likeable and competent. While men and women lie equally as often, they tend to lie for different reasons. “Women were more likely to lie to make the person they were talking to feel good, while men lied most often to make themselves look better,” [University of Massachusetts psychologist Robert] Feldman said.
January 22, 2016
"... and that they did it more than once. It’s a hard fact to accept, but even your closest friends and coworkers lie to you regularly..."