The Power of Secrets

Some divide us, but not all secrets are destructive—some even build bonds.

Why We Love to Share Secrets

By Mark Matousek

Gossip is natural, human, and indispensable.

The Danger of Keeping Secrets

By Alex Lickerman M.D.

When should we keep a secret? What are the risks?

Secrets Revealed Postmortem

By Anneli Rufus

Postmortem revelations blast the very notion of identity. Someone you thought you knew is rendered a stranger.

Why Secrets Rule Our Lives

By Evan Imber-Black

They divide people. They deter new relationships. And they freeze the development on individuals. (Image via Shutterstock)

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