Understanding the signs of pathological lying will help you identify if someone you know is suffering from this type of lying disorder. Pathological liars are. Pathological lying (PL) has been defined by the Psychiatric Times as a “long history (maybe lifelong history) of frequent and repeated lying for. Compulsive Lying. Is your husband or wife, boyfriend or girlfriend a compulsive/ pathological liar or a sociopath? To begin with, it may help to understand the. I do agree they inflict severe pain on others but they suffer much. Its just kempton I do it subconsciously, almost like second nature or instinct. Compulsive lying disorder is a complicated condition that requires a great deal of effort and determination on the sufferer to change their behaviors. I have a concern about this disorder. She has no conscience. Upon enquiring with his brother, they were not even aware of the intention. Anyways, back to the subject at hand. I wish I could. My lies have got worse since I started hating my job and new manager, I make up things to not go. Think about all those things next time you decide to tell a lie and yhou may just deter yourself from lying. Sometimes, they use "gas lighting," a technique where they convince others that their realities are incorrect and only the liar knows what "really happened. This article will discuss 6 important characteristics we should all be aware of with the pathological liar.