Some folks have skills! Plus, they know how to effectively use them.
Playing both ends against the middle is one of their tricks. When that happens, the manipulator attempts to make two people or groups compete with each other in order to get an advantage for themselves. Sometimes, they try to get opposing people or groups to fight or disagree. They stop at nothing and utilize every trick in the book; any measure that will give them an advantage.
Actually, they are so skilled, you really can’t defeat them at their game. You can only outsmart them! If you don’t, you will be caught up in their web with no way to get out. Being in the middle is a tight squeeze; it’s uncomfortable! Don’t get caught with no way out. Know where the exit is before you enter. Keep a lifeline.
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