The Danger of Keeping Secrets

When should we keep a secret? What are the risks? “You’re only as sick as your secrets” goes a saying in Alcoholics Anonymous. And they should know: one of the hallmarks of alcoholismโ€”of any addiction, reallyโ€”is deception. Addicts deceive others to cover up their addiction and themselves to deny they have one. Which may explain why most of the sober alcoholics I know are so … Continue reading The Danger of Keeping Secrets