Addicts often become adept at lying and reluctant to tell the truth even when there is no harm in the truth.
Behind any veneer or acts of cruelty, we care for our partners and playmates very deeply and wish them no harm.
She has done this in an attempt to deliberately cause me harm and hurt.
Old English hearm "hurt, evil, grief, pain, insult," from Proto-Germanic *harmaz (cf. Old Saxon harm, Old Norse harmr, Old Frisian herm "insult; pain," Old High German harm, German Harm "grief, sorrow, harm"), from PIE *kormo- "pain."
Old English hearmian "to hurt" (see harm (n.)). It has ousted Old English skeþþan "scathe" in all but a few senses. Related: Harmed; harming.