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A 19-year-old female asked:

Pathological liars? what to do with one? how to react?

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Dr. Catherine Shaw
Clinical Psychology 37 years experience
Stay away: If you don't have to deal with one, then avoid. If this person is important to you, treat him/her as being mentally ill and understand that you can't heal him. Try to get professional help for both of you. Good luck!
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