Like most people who have chosen to embrace the poly life style, I believe in open, truthful and honest communication. However, many of us carry around a closet full of secrets.
So should we keep the door to this place closed or open up this proverbial Pandora’s box of dark and hidden secrets?
Secrets are often toxic to relationships and can be the killer blow when the going gets tough. It’s at this point we need to ask ourselves a very important and soul search question “Does my partner or partners need to know this secret?”
That’s always going to be a really tough call. Personally I try to be a bit of an open book, but I have in the past hidden away things about myself that I was either not proud of or thought too personal to really see the light of day. I have since learned that sometimes sharing these things with the people I care about and profess to love has actually improved my relationships.
The following blog post explores this topic further, have a read and be your own judge.
“Do secrets tear relationships apart? None of us are perfect; we all have a closet full of skeletons that we’ve gathered over the course of our life. So at what point do secrets become toxic to a relationship…”