Compulsive lying disorder, also known as pseudologia fantastica or mythomania, is a condition that describes the behavior of a habitual liar. While. Compulsive lying can be common in people with Borderline Personality Disorder because people with BPD are often very afraid of abandonment and. Compulsive lying (also called pathological lying or habitual lying) is best described as a habit of lying. To qualify as a compulsive liar, the individual must. My mum has had a dreadful life with my Dad. After that I just kept on lying. My self esteem plummeted and I began to hate myself in the way my mother had shown hate towards me. Ending up with a person like her taught me a thing or two about myself and my own values, selfishness and irresponcible ways. I have developed some tecnics to try keep this under control. The worst though is the fabrication about his health. We stayed together even after him hitting me. When I say a weak Wormtongue, I mean a very bad liar. I have went through the same efforts for eight years of trying to help my husband and nothing ever really changes. Individuals who want to have center stage wherever they are may have to make up stories to capture people's interest. Although he never really explained why he had to lie in many things. Would a compulsive liar lie about being a compulsive liar. Psychiatric Times, 25 7 , 67— Manipulation can take many forms. I need the trust of the ones I love because I have hurt them for lifetimes. They are very old and at her mercy and I worry. Self aggrandizing would also be near the top. He would buy a truck, trailer and construction equipment and hid them in a storage unit.