Deceptive manipulation gives unfair advantage over others. Some are very skillful in deceit and may be very difficult to detect. Powerful counter-measures include:
- Seek independent evidence.
- Control your feelings.
- Ask to repeat details.
- Remember your facts, basic support and limits.
- Generally don’t take on in a public place.
- Protect yourself from abuse.
- Give liar an easy way out.
If this is a problem for you, specify your plan of action: