When does keeping a secret from your partner go from harmless to harmful?

Are secrets OK in an intimate relationship? According to relationship expert, Bernie Beyer, yes, but, it depends on the type of secret.

Secrets and lies are like poison to relationships

Secrets and lies are like poison to relationships, slowly eating away at their very foundation. But life isn’t always clear-cut, and there are some instances where not telling feels like the right thing to do…

… like if they serve to protect another person’s confidentiality or are deeply personal.

Ultimately, if keeping a secret means that you need to lie to your partner then it can be a problem, and, detrimental to your relationship.

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Watch Bernie weigh in on this relationship topic in the video above…