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Relationship secrets: Keeping them can destroy your relationship

Relationship secrets: Keeping them can destroy your relationship

Relationship secrets: Keeping them can destroy your relationship

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The results of recent research indicate that one in every five persons is concealing a big secret from their spouse, such as affair or financial difficulties. As a surprise, one-quarter of those who participated in the survey indicated they had maintained the lie for over 25 years. Furthermore, one in every four of those who held a secret in this study stated that the secret was so significant that they were concerned it might end up destroying their marriage. Money problems and different forms of treachery, such as infidelity, are among the most frequently reported secrets.

While trust is a vital component of any intimate relationship, it is also one of the most readily broken and difficult to mend. The feeling of being betrayed is understandable when your spouse withholds critical information from you, regardless of their justifications. A great deal of individuals are put off by any type of deception, no matter how small. For instance, Leah, a 29-year-old physical therapist, explains: “Trust and communication are two things that I struggle with.” The process of earning my trust is lengthy, and if it is violated, there is a risk that the trust will not be re-established.”

A relationship, as according author Kristen Houghton, is made up of various components, and people are willing to put up with a variety of eccentricities in order to keep a relationship continuing. “However, if you are frequently made to feel uncomfortable or uneasy because you believe that you cannot trust your spouse, then making the option not to take him or her back is the obvious choice for you.” She continues. “Quality and a feeling of security are required in life.” That is to say, if you hold secrets or lie to your partner, you potentially lose their confidence and jeopardizing your marriage or relationship.

Keeping secrets is a form of deception.

Keeping secrets is a form of deception, and it can be unhealthy. People who keep secrets from their loved ones often do so because they fear the consequences of their actions. However, keeping a secret can make people feel isolated and alone. It is important to let people in on the truth, even if it means facing negative consequences.

Keeping a secret is one of the most difficult tasks we face in life. And one of the most prevalent secrets we hide is about ourselves and our true identities. It becomes difficult to keep this secret because the longer we try to keep it hidden, the more difficult it becomes to speak the truth.
Harboring significant secrets is a sort of deception, and keeping major secrets can lead to a variety of mental health issues such as depression and anxiety. Apart from the health risks, there’s also the challenge of developing trust in oneself and others.

Honesty is often the right approach, and the majority of us have a sense of morality that prohibits us from holding secrets. For the majority of us, being dishonest is acceptable only in extreme circumstances – such as attempting to save someone’s life or surviving a tragedy.

Keeping of Secret is a key ingredient of mistrust

One of the key ingredients to successful relationships is trust. This is something that building up gradually. Once it has been lost, it can be difficult to regain it. This is especially true for those who have been betrayed multiple times in life.

Being dishonest breeds distrust. Furthermore, once a person loses trust, it is difficult to rebuild – especially if that trust was abused by a parent, past romantic partner, or spouse – especially for those who have been betrayed multiple times in life.

Relationships are damaged by lies

The problem with these lies is that they are so damaging for relationships. Lies such as “I was at the office all day” or “I didn’t send that text message” or “I’m just going out with friends” lie to both parties in the relationship and damages it in ways we can’t imagine. Lies can lead to mistrust and broken promises which destroy relationships, then without any emotional connection couples will grow apart and break up because it’s hard to feel emotionally connected to someone when you catch them.

Relationships are damaged by lies and couples grow apart. It’s hard to feel emotionally connected to someone when you catch them in a lie. The best way to avoid this is to be honest with your significant other. Tell them what you want and don’t want, what you care about, and what is important for you.

Not being honest with someone can have a negative impact on your relationship. You may not be getting what you want from the relationship or they might not care as much as they say they do. As the relationship progresses, the emotional connection grows weaker as it becomes harder for people to connect on an emotional level because of all of the lying they have been doing throughout the course of their lives together.

When people can’t lie about their hidden agendas, then the lie becomes the truth. Keeping things secretive that are too important for other people is just inviting mistrust and betrayal.


Two activities that we must take in order to maintain our love healthy and alive. The first is with ourselves and the second with our partners.  First and foremost, we must be brutally honest with ourselves. This activity permits us to be conscious of what it is we are concealing, and it appears to be less complicated than it actually is. If we pay attention to our inner voice for even a single day, we will discover that the majority of us fabricate stories to excuse our behaviors.

Secondly, we must develop the strength and humility to truly tell our spouse the truth about what we are thinking, feeling, or doing that is dishonest, regardless of how difficult it may be. In other cases, people assume that informing a spouse of an infidelity will be too distressing for the betrayed spouse. Given the circumstances and the people involved, this may be the best course of action. It takes a great deal of humility to accept blame for our lies,  and betrayals, no matter how big or minor the wrong was done. The reward, on the other hand, is an ultimate sense of trust, closeness, and true-life connection that will last for the rest of our lives together!


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