She said, well, you never accept it when anyone disagrees with you and keep asking them to change their mind and in the end it's easier to just say sure, I liked that movie too. And this taught him about the way that he was actually reinforcing the behavior of lying even though he was dead set against it.
Does anyone know what I'm talking about or remember where it was? Can you find it? I want the link for an article I'm thinking of writing about positive reinforcement.
Help me, Doctor Eljay, you're my only hope!*
*Googling "lying in relationships" was worse than useless.