Browsing posts tagged: manipulation
white lies

It’s an extremely uncomfortable feeling when your honesty is met by anger and disbelief. It seems I make the same “mistake” time and time again. It makes me wonder… When is it a better idea to refrain from telling the truth? I’d like to think that I have sound discretion when I spill my beans. […]

on Manipulation.

I used to be close friends with someone who showed me that manipulating situations can potentially yield a beneficial outcome. He told me that sometimes you have to portray something false to ultimately get what you want. I was naive at the time and I took his “advice”: I tried it. I succeeded; I got […]