5 Reasons Why Keeping Family Secrets Could Be Harmful
Every family has it’s secrets but it’s the content of those secrets that count. So says Suzanne Handler in this article. Small secrets such as holiday plans or surprises can do no harm but on the flip side painful, life-changing secrets have the potential to damage the mental health and well-being within the whole family.
The most common secrets kept within the family include financial issues, relationship breakdowns and serious illness. So why is keeping a secret so very damaging? Suzanne goes on to explain why, breaking it down into five sections. She also goes on to discuss when and how you should disclose secrets to children. A thought provoking article with some sound advice!