Many people live in hiding … fearing that someone will find out a secret about them. Adultery. Pornography. Sex addiction. Child molestation. Broken family. Incest. Stolen property. All kinds of abuse or internal woundedness.
Have you noticed that TV soap operas are created by situations where someone decides to hide the truth? The plot thickens and the lives of the characters become complicated. There is fear of shame, exposure or blackmail. It’s clear that wounds get healed and life becomes free just by telling the truth.
But then, of course, TV would not sell soap! … If you are shamed or wounded by a “secret,” I believe it is important to your health to openly and candidly discuss it with someone who can understand and support you.
But if you want to live in a soap opera and remain in misery, by all means keep your abuse or truth a secret!