the ask@AAR: Is it OK for lovers to lie to one another?

By |2021-07-08T17:35:14-04:00July 9th, 2021|Categories: the ask @AAR|Tags: , |

My book club just read Pieces of Her by Karin Slaughter and, in our meeting, we had a long and heated disagreement discussion about whether or not and/or when it’s OK to lie to one’s children. The consensus was that it’s fine to lie to minors but that adult children should not be lied to although parents may choose to keep whatever they wish from said progeny.

I asked how they felt about lying to their significant others, a behavior that is commonly found in romance novels. […]