Most people can agree that lying is an absolute no-no when it comes to relationships. At worst, getting caught in a lie will win you a one-way ticket out the door and a permanent spot on the sh*t-talking list. At best, it causes tension. No matter how you spin it, lying usually ends badly. But according to new research, lying can actually be an important factor in keeping your relationship strong. Strange right?.
The pro-social lies (white lies) and anti-social lies (deception) on relationships has impacts. Pro-social lies are ones told to protect another’s feelings or help someone, while anti-social lies are told to cover up wrongdoing or gain an advantage.