Deceit starts when you’re young. Then you wise up to it all in adulthood. You learn to deceive not only yourself with half truths and lies but others around you. White lies, flattery and saving people from their feelings to keep the peace those deceits keep the world going. Truth is hard to own up to maybe deceit is good for the soul?
Many may be ashamed of you, they may have always been. They may hate you and it may be like wise. The deceit keeps the peace and spares people’s feelings but the demons from those deceits will live on in your soul in your mind, forever.