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By John Howard Prin

What do writer James Frey and previous president invoice Clinton have in universal? They have been either mystery keepers, and their secrets and techniques had disastrous results on their careers.

Millions of individuals conceal addictions from their closest family and friends, frequently destroying their lives and the lives of others. This e-book explores tips on how to holiday the secret-keeping behavior and get the assistance and aid had to conquer dependancy, rebuild vainness, and reside honestly.

The first half the e-book explores the human tendency to maintain secrets and techniques and profiles numerous mystery keepers from all walks of existence and with a variety of addictions. the second one part is helping readers research and comprehend their very own addictions and mystery maintaining and provides a transparent, step by step method of therapeutic and restoration. in accordance with the twelve-step application, this ebook bargains the way to switch your existence for the higher, in the future at a time.

Practical recommendations for countering secretive and harmful behaviors starting from smoking to playing to alcoholism, Addictions — to medicines, alcohol, smoking, playing, consuming, pornography, and intercourse — are thought of to be at epidemic degrees within the usa.

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Secret Keeping: Overcoming Hidden Habits and Addictions

What do writer James Frey and previous president invoice Clinton have in universal? They have been either mystery keepers, and their secrets and techniques had disastrous results on their careers.

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Beyond the limits of privacy speaks to the control and power and additional protection that Secret Keepers gain from hiding stigmatizing knowledge from every other human being on the planet. Does this description fit you or someone you love? Research psychologists Julie Lane and Daniel Wegner state, “Secrecy is an act of deceptive omission. ”6 It is these internal stressors to a person’s psyche and health that bring Secret Keepers to the breaking point (which could be either a breakdown or a breakthrough).

Her pill bottles filled a shelf in the medicine cabinet. Trying to soothe our fears as she tucked us in, she declared, “Now, now boys, you’ll love the new house. You’ll see. ” “Woods? ” Dave demanded. ” I pleaded, inching away from her. Dave looked at me, and we both knew the answer. She made it sound like making new friends and going to a new school would be some kind of special adventure. ” I asked. Mom sat there talking on and on about her dream house, about how it would be nestled on a lovely lake miles away from the city, a kind of country manor for all the world to see and admire.

Movie characters like Billy in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Cy Parrish in One-Hour Photo, or the kidnapper in Silence of the Lambs fit this description. Remember that the categories of simple secrets and silent secrets are typical of human beings in general and will not be examined in this book. While we may keep these kinds of secrets at some point in our lives, this level of secrecy does not cross the line into the third and fourth categories, secret keeping and criminal-psychotic behavior, which are the focus of this book.

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