Do Men or Women Lie More Often?

Research has shown that a normal everyday person will lie on average 3 times for every 10 minutes of conversation. Bearing in mind, a lot of these lies are social ones, such as answering “I’m fine thanks” when the person really isn’t, or “Yes, you look lovely in that”.

So do men lie more often than women?

Men and women actually tend to lie about the same amount of time as each other, however it’s what they lie about that differs. Men lie to make themselves look better in the eyes of others, while women tend to lie to spare feelings and make other people feel better.

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About Stu Dunn

I have three major professional areas in my life: Team Dunn Real Estate (Harcourts Real Estate with my beautiful wife Bridget), SDL (Behavioural Science Consulting) and Qian Li Dao Academy NZ (Wing Chun Kung Fu). Stu & Bridget Dunn Real Estate: Providing awesome service and results through our approachable, professional and effective real estate services. http://stubridget.harcourts.co.nz/ SDL: SDL helps our clients to understand non-verbal communication and to avoid deception. We do this by providing online courses, training and specialist advice in areas of behaviour, emotional analysis and detecting deception. Both my wife Bridget and I are also FACS certified. I have also written an International Best Seller, True Lies; A Guide To Reading Faces, Interpreting Body Language & Detecting Deception In The Real World. www.MicroExpressions.co.nz, www.facebook.com/sdlmicroexpressions & www.StuDunn.com Qian Li Dao Academy NZ (Wing Chun Kung Fu): The Wing Chun System, known for its incredible speed, powerful straight punches & Chi Sao (contact reflex training), relies on angling & body mechanics rather than brute force. www.QianLiDao.co.nz
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