If you couldn t get out of your parent s house quick enough it s probably because they were strict. The experience of reporting abuse is very stressful.
Include details that make your lie seem legitimate but not so many that it becomes complicated.
How to get away with a lie from your parents. An elaborate lie means more details that you have to keep track of and can often mean more explaining. To be a good liar you need to plan out your lie practice and remember the lie that you told. Then immediately text them and explain why you couldn t answer.
Almost all kids report lying to. I thought i could get away with it. That idea of an independent exciting life on campus starts looking better and better.
We ve studied youth on four continents. Keep your lie simple. Some findings are pretty obvious.
However remember that abusive situations are not sustainable longterm. One option is to just leave your report card or graded work at school or throw it away. If i were plagued with fletcher reede s syndrome yes i totally looked up his character s name on imdb just now.
You may lie to spare somebody s feelings get out of trouble or to play a trick on someone. The consequences of lying and getting caught can be really bad. Your parents may be required to attend counseling to work through certain issues.
If your parents ask about it later on you can say you lost it. If you are in a place with noise that will give away your whereabouts let your parents call go to voicemail. Although hiding the truth from your parents isn t a good permanent solution there are a few ways you can hide your bad grade or report card temporarily.
It s necessary for you and your parents to get professional help in the event abuse is occurring. Over the last 20 years i ve been studying why and when adolescents lie to their parents. Especially as you get older and want more freedom to do what you want.
That way they won t worry because they are hearing from you and you won t have to lie directly about where you are. A simple straightforward lie is easier to maintain. 10 lies your parents let you get away with.
Telling an effective lie takes a lot of effort. I won t lie living with your parents can seriously suck sometimes.