A: To start with, at your daughter's age, lying is pretty common. Having said that, when it becomes a pattern and your child does not seem to respond to consequence it can be disconcerting to say the least. The first step in dealing with her lying is to make sure that your consequences are predictable and proportional.
Lying can become a bad habit when kids see it's an effective way to get out of trouble, however. So when your child tells a lie, address it in a straightforward manner and discourage it from happening again. This will ensure that your children understand you value the truth, even when it's hard to tell.
Of 36 potential topics presented in the study, the average teen lies to their parents about 12 of them. The chances are your teenager has told you lie at some point. It is inevitable that from time to time all teens will be less than honest with their parents How many of us can say we never told a lie to our parents?
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I have an 18year old daughter who lies a lot and does not want me to ask her anything. I am always catching her in a lie and she does not listen to what other have to say, all the time. She just lies to go along with you, sometime just to get you out of her face and leave her alone.
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Have you ever given your kids the fresh breath test? If you have a child who tends to lie, you probably have! Honesty is the basis for any relationship because it develops trust and, upon that foundation, simple things like communication and responsibility rest.
Most parents of teens have dealt with the issue of lying at some point. Telling lies or leaving out the truth is a common teen behavior. Kids at this age have a lot more going on in their lives—sometimes good and sometimes bad—that they may want to keep to themselves.
Parents usually manage to remain calm during the years when children's lying takes the form of fantastical stories or denials of having raided the cookie jar. But an older child who skimps on the truth sets off parents' alarm bells -- and rightly so. Lying takes on much greater significance as children enter adolescence because the child is doing it consciously, with full knowledge of the consequences.