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Anonymous People Reveal The Secrets They're Keeping From Their Significant Other

Everyone has secrets. Some are harmless, some eat us alive from the inside. How far should secrecy go with a significant other? Should your darkest thoughts and most private memories forever remain hidden? Or is sharing them part of building a healthy relationship?

HowAmIHere2000 asked, What secret are you hiding from your SO?

Submissions have been edited for clarity, context, and profanity.

Managing texts between your husband and mother sounds... exhausting.

I stage-manage the texts between him and my mother.

They are both awkward af, and they each think the other should be more forthcoming with conversation. Add the cultural differences and lack of anything in common, and it's a nightmare. So when he's texting my mother, I'm telling him what to type, and my mother is texting me asking me what she should respond with.

With any luck, they might learn to have a proper conversation with each other by our 20th anniversary.

If this isn't love... playing Overwatch just to make someone else happy.

I think he's really bad at the video game we play together and he's the reason I can't rank up - so I use a secret alt account to play on my own time.

A sure sign you've married your soulmate.

I know that he was looking into adoption. I found out when I was looking into it.

He's not hiding it from me. He just likes to have a full and complete grasp of everything before he brings it up. I'm sure he will broach the subject when he's ready.

I wonder how she refers to him on Reddit...

That I know her Reddit username.

Cooking habits are a surprisingly sensitive topic for people.

When my wife cooks she makes such a huge mess and uses a crazy amount of pots, pans, and cutlery. Kills me to no end as I end up having to clean that bomb site up.

Well aren't you just living goals.

I'm planning a trip to our favorite vacation spot while also trying to pick out a ring to propose to her. Wish me luck!

Get that epidural!

I'm really really scared of giving birth. Which I'm about to do in about 7 weeks. I don't know how to tell him that I have a panic attack every time someone brings it up.

He may be having issues, physically or mentally - so communication is key.

I quietly resent him for the lack of a sex life.

This is why Reddit is anonymous.

I hate this flowery top that she has. It's a horrible blouse with a silly flower pattern. It looks like it was made by a 3-year-old whilst on acid. To top that off, it cost like 20 quid. I threw it out a while back. She keeps asking me about it and I keep saying that I have no idea.

Dark - might wanna figure this out, ace.

I don't know if I love her like she loves me.

There's no shame here! Keep at it, she supports you. And is probably impressed at the ability to write a screenplay.

I wrote a screenplay and sent it into a competition. I didn't even make it past the first round. She knows how hard I worked on it so it's kind of almost embarrassing to tell her I got eliminated so quickly.

Thinning. Hair. Sucks.

He's started shaving his head because he's balding and I don't say anything bad because it would hurt his feelings. I know he's sad he's thinning out so I'm always complimenting him but I do miss his hair.

Prostate play can get messy but it's worth it.

I tried the whole prostate stimulation thing with my gf's and my toys at the same time and when I finished, a bit of poop was in the shower. I blamed the cats.

Do it. Life's too short to be miserable.

It's not working out and I've been miserable and am thinking about breaking up with him.

The spicier the better - mustard powder is delicious.

That I use a pinch of mustard powder in my fried spicy tofu recipe.

Hi welcome to Trump's America.

That these days I've been having a lot of depressing thoughts and anxiety and I'm scared of losing it.

Westworld needs to be watched more than once... show up as an expert.

We're long distance and agreed to wait to watch Westworld season 2 together but I started without him. I won't see him again till July and I just can't wait that long.

Buy him some fun socks!

I hate when he wears shorts because he wears them with socks and his regular shoes and it makes him look like a 50-year-old Dad.

Sometimes I hide his shorts so that he doesn't have a choice but to wear his regular jeans.

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