damned if you do, damned if you dont

Damned if you do, damned if you dont is an idiom used in reference to saying that no matter what you do, it is going to cause trouble. This is a cliche which shows that in the situation you are in, you cant make a choice that will not get you into trouble. Being damned, or being punished by getting into trouble, is inevitable when using this cliche as all of your options lead to being damned in one way or another.