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The aim of this study is to investigate; reasons for which people lie and explore what they get by telling lie in the context of values education. Additionally, the study aims at investigating whether thoughts about telling lie are varied depending on gender and marital status. Both qualitative and quantitative methods are used in the study. The study was carried out by receiving opinions of 52 teachers and 69 pre-service teachers living in Isparta through interview forms, and data were analyzed by using content analysis method. Reliability of the study was ensured by consulting 4 experts’ opinions and using Miles and Huberman formula. At the end of the research, it was found out that compared to men and singles, women and married ones stay under the influence of lie that they tell. It is noticed that women mostly tell lie to themselves, men lie to their wives and girlfriends, single people lie to themselves and their families and married people lie to their partners to a large extent. When people tell lie, they pay attention to consistency, be convincing and not to reveal the truth. Furthermore, it was concluded that people felt guilty after lying. 


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