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    The New York Times CompanyJoshua Hunt7/13/2211 min
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    • Ruchita_Ganurkar4 months ago

      Lying to ourselves allows us to believe it’s all going to be OK, somehow, someday.


      • Karenz
        4 months ago

        Amazing he worked his way out of this. Bravo!

    • Plum
      Top reader this weekReading streak
      4 months ago

      I hope he is successful. I once dated a compulsive liar. When I realized everything he told me was a lie it was the strangest thing. He called me years later when his father died. His father was a pilot and has been living a double life with 2 families who only found out about each other at his funeral. It runs in the family!

    • Peachy
      Top reader this week
      4 months ago

      I can’t help but think of students in my classroom over the years who hid their “poverty” in various ways. I would know there was not much truth in what they said, but it felt awkward to out and out say—you made that up. It seemed like a protection for them. Thank you for sharing.

    • Pegeen
      Top reader this weekScoutScribe
      4 months ago

      Well written and insightful.