Keeping secrets can be stressful. You worry about someone finding out or what people might think of you. Oftentimes, you can’t stop thinking about that one thing you haven’t told anyone. Well, according to new research, it may have to do with shame.
A new study in the American Psychological Association found that when people felt shame about a secret, they were more likely to ruminate over it compared to someone who felt guilty about their secret.
The researchers asked 1,000 people about their secrets and whether they felt more shame or guilt about surrounding them as well as how many times they thought about it and kept it…
This is only a snippet of a self Improvement article written by Caroline Muggia
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