Having secrets is a part of being human. By keeping parts of our lives private, we give ourselves the chance to form an identity apart from the public sphere and, in turn, an independent sense of self. In sharing our secrets with others, we choose to share our most private selves; the telling and keeping of secrets a very intimate matter in any relationship.
In a world where social media is reinventing the style and speed with which secrets are spilled, and America’ most famous fugitive, Edward Snowden, is on the run for the secrets he shared, we thought it was time to gather a few of your most poignant Six-Word Memoirs on secrets.
Sometimes I keep secrets from myself.
My novel is filled with secrets.
Understanding patterns is secret to Life.
Soul of discretion. Keeper of secrets.
My inner NSA crushed my secrets.
My best secrets are Facebook statuses.
Secrets granted to those worth keeping.