Do you have an “angle”?

How do you think people perceive you?  I happen to be fairly cynical; I like to believe that people have good intentions and are altruistic, but I trust them only as far as I can throw them because deep down I figure everyone has an “angle”.  Everyone wants something from somebody for some reason.  It’s the rare person that I meet that despite all of my sleuthing I can’t discover their intentions – because surely they much have them.

These rare gems, the people with no discernable angles, somehow lull me into a state of ease that to be honest, I will jump out of and back to full attention as soon as something seems strange.  Sometimes my gut is right and this well-rounded person suddenly has become another shape, other times it was a false alarm and I settle back down.  Some people just instantly put me at ease and these have become very dear friends.

So I think about how people perceive me.  I hope I don’t come across as someone looking to use others to get ahead.  Being used in any way is a horrible experience.  So that causes me to ask you, Dear readers, how do you think people perceive you?

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About The Amusing Muse

Deep thinker whose mind operates at warped speed. Philosopher pondering the big (and little) things in life. Storyteller. Office Ninja. Model. Teller of bad jokes. User of big words.
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6 Responses to Do you have an “angle”?

  1. On the pool table of life, my angle depends what my next shot needs to accomplish six more shots further into the game…

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