Secrets Worth Keeping? : Tell Me More How much should parents reveal about their past?
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Secrets Worth Keeping?

How much do you know about your parents' past? My mom always told me she'd tell me all her crazy stories "when I was old enough." Well, mom... I'm still waiting! Come on, dish it up. I want to know everything (at least I think I do).

While I wait for my mom's BIG reveal, I wonder whether she has kept some of her secrets for my sake ... or for her own. It occurs to me that sometimes parents keep their pasts hidden to salvage their own innocence, not just their children's.

Take a listen to today's segment with Liza Mundy, who wrote about her dilemma about what to tell her children in this week's Washington Post Magazine.

And let us know what you think. When should a parent lift the curtain on their past? And how much should they reveal?

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