What Is A Pathological Liar?
Those who have suffered significant childhood trauma are more likely to become pathological liars / compulsive liars in adulthood than those who were lucky enough to experience a relatively stable upbringing (all else being equal).
A pathological liar is an individual who:
– does not give proper thought to the consequences of his/her lying
– lies spontaneously/impulsively
– lies even though he may receive no benefit whatsoever from the lie (indeed, many lies s/he tells