Why We Lie and How to Stop. The many lies we tell hurt us in the end. Posted Sep 23, SHARE. TWEET. EMAIL. MORE. SHARE. SHARE. STUMBLE. When trying to stop lying people do the same mistake they do with weight loss, they usually try to fix the symptom instead of dealing with the problem itself. In my blog How to Stop Lying I listed eight things you can do to help break the bad habit of lying. I want to motivate you by giving you two very important reasons WHY you should stop. Second, liars will eventually get caught, and deservedly so. Why stop lying when it makes life so much easier? If you don't have clear reasons for quitting, it's a lot harder to become a more honest person. Think hard about. There's no question lying is a horribly destructive habit. Here are 8 practical steps on how to stop lying. When Cara made a commitment to stop lying and start sharing herself in an authentic way, her marriage quickly improved and her depression.