Lying and addiction tend to go together for many different reasons. Whether it be to cope with feelings of guilt and shame or societal stigma, there are some behaviors an addicted person can do to try and repair trust with loved ones.
Compulsive behaviors can happen on their own, or be part of a larger mental health issue. Treatment for compulsive behaviors and tendencies can help minimize their impact on your or your loved one. Learn self-help strategies and understand more about compulsive behaviors and disorders.