Does your family really know you?

Sometimes what makes us so special are the things people don’t know about us, but don’t keep them secret – it’s time to share.

Would your children be surprised to know you used to be afraid of the dark? Or maybe you had an imaginary friend, won a gold medal in a swimming race, got stuck in a lift, built a treehouse, backpacked around India, or had a secret desire to be an astronaut?

Perhaps you’re keeping it secret that you were the kind of child who was always in trouble? Or is there a truly embarrassing moment that you finally feel ready to open up about? Some secrets you may take to the grave with you, while others are worth sharing while there’s still the chance. This is your opportunity to tell your family and friends 10 things they may be surprised to find out about you.

It was John Churton Collins who said: “If we knew each other’s secrets, what comforts we should find.”

Why not share more of yourself with your family and see what comforts you find?


*right-click to save then print this list

Related articles:
Out of your mind for happiness
Five ways to keep the love alive
Have we forgotten how to connect?

Written by Debbie McTaggart


Be happy: get your mind out of the way

How to get your mind out of the way for a happier life.

How to maintain the love in your relationship

Showing someone you care shouldn't be restricted to birthdays and anniversaries.

What happened to relationships and connection?

Have Australians forgotten how to connect with each other?