Entering into a new relationship means starting at the beginning and sharing your story with each other. The older you get and the more experiences you have collected, the more potential for aspects of your past that seems unworthy of sharing. Maybe some of your experiences make you feel guilty, ashamed or even disgusted with yourself. So, should you tell your new partner the whole truth or not?
Is it relevant right now?
Recently, a client of mine tormented herself about a past secret affair and whether or not she should tell her new partner, given the new man knew the man from the affair. What I asked her first is: “Is this part of your past relevant to you now and how?”
In regards to an affair, ask yourself whether you still have feelings for the other person, which might impede in your new forming relationship.
Ask yourself: Does my past affair emotionally stand in the way of forming this new relationship? [Tweet “When to tell the truth?”] [Read more…] about Should I Tell Him?