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Fred Bushor I think this has a lot to do with how honesty can turn to suspicion and mistrust. More than a few times in my life I've seen examples of people telling others something very deep and meaningful about themselves, only to see that honesty evolve into a sense of mistrust due to the highly personal nature of what's been divulged. In fact, I'd say that this reaction - way too much 'oversharing' which then rapidly becomes animosity - is extremely common. I suspect it's because the person who's been so open and honest now feels as if their confidant has something over them, a bit of 'insider knowledge' that's potentially humiliating or embarassing if shared with others...
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