I will admit when I first started this , I wasn’t as confident about it as I now am. I didn’t have the confidence to open up like I do now. I now look at things thinking “People need to know this about me” and I don’t hind behind a mask. I am the one who said people shouldn’t hide behind one so why should I. The way I view things is as simple as now you know the truth you either accept it or you ignore it.
I would obviously prefer you absorb it and understand it’s not a walk in the park but unfortunately the world is never that straight forward anymore. So have belief in yourself and never be afraid to open up. It shows strength to open up and a true friend will accept it and be there in open arms to accept you in as is condition no matter what so don’t be scare to tell the truth. The more open you are the easier life becomes