Yes it is a form of lying. This is how con men make their living! They earn your trust first and then they take advantage of it. This type of behavior is also used by most cheaters as well. Someone tells you that you are the love of their life. And when you are not around they act as though you don't exist while they pursue other women or men.
Thank you very much to everyone for all of your great answers and insight. You told me what I kinda knew in the back of my head (you know that tiny little voice) but wanted to hear some second opinions here at Hubpages.
There are two people at work, who I have to work with, who fit this description and yes they do cause "chaos" and pretty much cannot be trusted.
I wish the editors would stop telling people to post on the forums to get their work proof-read!Most Hubbers are very happy to read an article and offer advice on how to improve it - we've done that for years. We...