Secrets…or…Why Telling is Transformative

0_0_0_0_261_198_csupload_54062044 The subject of secrets came upĀ in my office a few times this week. Seeing again and again how damaging secrets can be to an individual and hers or his loved ones, I’m feeling compelled to write about it. One of the most common sayings in the recovery community is “you are only as sick as your secrets.” The complementary phrase (which has been taken out of its original context and is so commonly used it has turned into a cliche) is “truth will set you free.” I have witnessed the truth of both of these statements in my own life, as well as in the lives of many of my clients. Continue reading Secrets…or…Why Telling is Transformative