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Alli Barrow

on 14 November 2012

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Transcript of Secrets

Do you keep
SECRETS??? Why do people keep secrets? Secrets are a form of privacy to keep something from someone or a group of people. People keep many secrets for different reasons depending on the kind. Some reasons include fear of embarrassment, shame, or being afraid of not being excepted. Kid Secrets Teenagers A teenagers life becomes full of temptations and troubled decisions when things like these are placed in front of them. So they decide to keep all of this bottled up inside of them instead of confiding in their parents about these secrets. Although they are young, they not only hide in hide and go seek, they hide their secrets as well. Children hide things such as breaking and stealing things. Causing trouble in a class environment is one of the largest things that kids keep from their parents. sexual activity
uses of alcohol and illegal drugs
eating disorders
schoolwork and grades
relationships Secrets of the family divorce
financial difficulties or job loss
drug or alcohol use
deaths What do parents keep from their children? conflicts with family-fighting, divorce, affairs, pregnancy
heath concerns-cancer What's wrong with secrets? Constantly keeping secrets can become a very unhealthy habit. They create distance at a time when we need support and connection. Sometimes keeping secrets can cause people to become too much of an introvert which can lead to being extremely self-conscious. Why secrets can be helpful? Secrets can become a good thing when they are used for privacy and protection. The voters of our country rely on secrecy to protect our votes from others. Planning a surprise birthday for someone is most likely one of the most enjoyable secrets. Two people keep secrets about their relationship to secure a private life. Richard Nixon's secret In 1969, Richard Nixon was inaugurated as President of the United States. In the 1970's, during his term, the Watergate scandal began because of a break-in at the democratic national committee head quarters in 1972. Nixon's administration attempted to keep their involvement in secrecy. Because of them trying to keep it a secret it lead to trial, conviction, and the first and only president to resign and be impeached. Romeo and Juliet's secrets? Throughout the story of Romeo and Juliet they keep many secrets. First and foremost, was their love for each other. The two couldn't share their affection with others because of the rivalry between their families. This rivalry lead to not sharing the news of their marriage. Lastly, she in secret drank a potion to make people think she was dead when she was instead trying to put off the marriage of her and Paris. Schwartz, Dr. Allan. "Family Secrets." Family Secrets. N.p., 25 2007. Web. Web. 12 Nov. 2012. <http://www.mentalhelp.net/poc/view_doc.php?type=doc&id=12526>. Donovan, Elizabeth. "Pssst...Why Is My Teen Keeping Secrets From Me?." Youth and Tell. 30 2011: n. page. Web. 12 Nov. 2012. <http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/youth-and-tell/201107/pssstwhy-is-my-teen-keeping-secrets-me>. "1972 election and Watergate." United States History. 2. Nashville: 1998. Our sources... cited
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