Secrecy + shame = silence. That is one dangerous equation. And all too common in this world. There’s an alternative solution though. It’s telling our truths. It’s not an easy solution to work out. The truth is it’s damn hard. The whole truth is it’s worth the excruciating effort.
And nothing but the truth is that I’ve been on both sides of the equation; the secret-keeping and the truth-telling and I have a definite affinity for one over the other. Because only one of these is the way back to love. The love each of us desperately needs to both give and receive.
Here’s my HARD-won learning on shame and secrecy, please click here to read my essay on Her View From Home.
I hope it helps you find your way back too.
Thank you for reading, thank you for fighting the good fight right alongside me to get back to love. It’s where we’re all meant to be.