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5 secrets you should never reveal to anyone

By Njeri Wambui, K24 Digital On Wed, 27 Jul, 2022 15:02 | 3 mins read

Everyone has a secret or secrets, but it’s not necessarily the information of the secret itself that is of importance, but with who you share that information. 

You’ve probably been battling many things in your mind and struggling with whom to share this information; whether physically or via social media.

Gossiping friends. Someone must have revealed a secret! PHOTO/Pexels

Well, for starters, a therapist would do, but if you learn from others’ experiences, then it’s best to keep some things to yourself.

Most people do have secrets. Some are little packets of shame that when seen in the light of day lose their power and evaporate. Other secrets are the ones with a solemn pact that demands they be taken to the grave, like it happens with most relationships. If revealed, some relationships get completely broken.

Here is the list of things to keep secrets basically to avoid problems:

Reveal your family secrets

You should never reveal the secrets of your family to anyone. Even the closest of your friends. We are all human, given the right circumstances, they will use this information against you.

It is disrespectful and unwise to bring stories of conflicts within your family to others. It devalues you as a person and can bring ridicule to your family. Often, such stories are passed on until, down the line, the true story has changed completely. 

Friends discover unexpected secrets in the office. PHOTO/Pexels

Problems in the home are best resolved in the home; keep family issues within the confines of your home and loved ones. always remember the situation you are facing many already faced many will face it.

Don’t brag about your earnings

Never brag about how financially secure you are. You should never underestimate your closest friend’s envy of your social standings. This goes hand in hand with sharing your goals, your plans ought to be guarded with all diligence until you can achieve them. 

A lady receiving some bad news, or is it some secrets? PHOTO/Pexels

Vocalizing your plans might cause other people to steal your ideas and work on them, dealing with loopholes you may not have noticed. A demoralizing experience like this would make you regret you made your plans known to anyone, so keep them secret. Keep them safe

Avoid spilling secrets shared with you out of trust 

Never let what people tell you out of trust slide off your mouth. They may have told you to lift a burden off their shoulder. Consider the consequences if you let it spill.

Secrets! Never inform your co-workers about your finances, health, or other concerns

It’s important to remember that your co-workers are not your friends but rather people with you share one common interest which is work. If you choose to inform them about your life, just remember that when the chance arises, they may use it against you. Aside from that, your coworkers are not your friends.

Friends watching a major secret reveal at the theatre. PHOTO/Pexels

Listen to me, focus on your work, and don’t worry that they don’t talk to you. You don’t need their acknowledgment to feel valuable.

Never reveal your partner’s strengths and weaknesses

If you reveal the weaknesses that your partner has, people will wish to put him or her to the test.

The secret of a relationship is for it to shine even besides ups and downs, it is all about understanding one another. 

Understanding and acknowledging your partner’s strengths and weaknesses are crucial in a relationship. 


Content contributor at AFAL [African Alert]. Kevin is a passionate copywriter who is searching for fresh content every day.

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