Steve’s Stories – Psychology of Secrets
It's time for another new episode of Steve's Stories!
With our secrets segment quickly becoming the talk of the town, I thought I would dive into what a secret does to your mental health so you have even more reason to share your secret burden with West Michigan. (Text your secret to 770-8957 with #secret)
There has been a lot of research done on how keeping secrets can affect you mental health. On average a person keeps 13 secrets at any given time, with five of those secrets having never been shared with another person! Almost 50% of secrets involve a violation of trust, over 60% of secrets involve a lie, and about 33% of secrets are about a hidden relationship.