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When starting a brand new relationship, it’s understandable to be cautious when divulging personal information. After all, you don’t want to tell someone you just met how many sexual partners you’ve had on your first date, and anyone who wants to know EVERYTHING about you before dessert is a bit creepy. It can be overwhelming, and if you have issues with “your business,” you may not want to share EVERYTHING.
But as a relationship progresses, getting close to your partner should foster a deeper level of intimacy where sharing information becomes easier. However, for some, being completely open and honest about all aspects of their lives is a scary thought – or simply unheard of – because they feel that their business is simply that…their business. We can all expect that there will be some level of secrecy in any relationship, but some go from being mysterious to downright manipulative – which is where the relationship can run into trouble. While you may be afraid that “oversharing” will either scare your partner away or cripple the relationship, the key to any union is communication and honesty; whether you have just started dating, or are in a full-blown, long-term relationship. While your man may not need to know that you secretly watch trashy reality shows, there are major things you should never keep from a significant other – here are 5.
Have you ever endured a really bad break-up and you felt like your heart literally ached? Well, contrary to what some of your girlfriends may have told you, you really did physically suffer. A study from the Proceedings of the National Academies of Sciences found that some of the areas of the brain that respond to physical pain also respond to social rejection.
All the more reason, to be careful with whom you entrust your emotions. Can’t let just any old random dude run willy nilly in your heart and mind.
Check out Hello Beautiful to read more about the study and what the findings mean.
Have you ever felt physical pain after a break up or a tough rejection?