Keeping secrets...or is it glorified lying?  

freetime648 52F
7629 posts
7/19/2005 4:55 am

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Keeping secrets...or is it glorified lying?

I have a problem with secrets. I know everyone has them and some of you may never want to know what that secret is. But, when you become a part of a relationship, be it romanticlly, friendship, or whatever...there is always a secret hidden in there somewhere. I have found only three people, excluding my family, that I can honestly say, knows everything about me. How about you all? How many people in your life knows (REALLY knows) you? And the ones that don't know you, but, call you friend, how many of them are there? This is amazing to me. I like people to know me and what I am about but, I am not going to blurt out personal information right up front. I mean, if I am asked a question, I will tell the truth...BUT, if the answer is something I have seen, done or experienced, I do not believe it is their business to what extent that entails. Am I lying to them? Or am I keeping it secret?
SO, let me phrase it this way:
1. How many people outside of your family really knows you?
2. How many people THINK they know you?
and finally:
3. How many people do you care to have know the real you? And why them?



xx FREETIME648 xx


GoddessOfTheDawn 105F
11240 posts
7/20/2005 10:19 am

Nobody knows all about me. And I don't know if I'll ever meet someone who I'd want to ....

probably not


sportsfan362436 47F

7/19/2005 10:40 pm

My answer is the same as gemini's. People only know or 'see' what I allow them to.


redmustang91 57M  
8657 posts
7/19/2005 4:37 pm

I don't know all there is to know about me, so how could anyone else? With new situations I learn and change. I believe honesty is good but I am not volunteering info people do not need to know. Too much candor is indiscreet.


gemini0157 59M  
6842 posts
7/19/2005 10:58 am

Nobody, not even my family knows the whole me. People only know what I allow them to know......


Philosophy_N_Sex 49M/47F

7/19/2005 9:47 am

Yeah great post!

Hummm no, nobody knows everything about me. WOuld not be appropriate to dispell all.


wyvernrose 38F
3895 posts
7/19/2005 9:43 am

boney doesn't know everything about me but it isn't due to secrets it is just that he is still learning about me and throughout our lives we will always be learning about each other....

outside my family who really know me? none
think they know me? no idea
Boney because well we are we...

WyvernRose


_CoffeeNoCream_ 52F

7/19/2005 7:28 am

I am the only one who truly knows me....


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