What was the last lie you told? Why did you tell it?
Whether it’s the last lie or not, I am not sure. We tell lies for many different reasons, if the lie helps the other person I do not consider it terrible.
Some time ago my brother-in-law went to Bangladesh for a short while, he did not return the day he was supposed to. My husband told me to call him, I called his home number, there was no answer. My husband asked me to call his work number.
I got his number and called his office after a few rings someone answered . I asked to speak to my brother-in-law. He told me he was not back from Bangladesh.
When I asked him if he knew when he’ll be back, this is the message he gave me, “I don’t know when he’ll be back, I heard his mother died or something.”
My husband was slicing some meat, he asked me, “what did he say?”
I said, “he doesn’t know.”
I knew it was a lie but I couldn’t possibly tell him,”he is delayed because your mother died!”