Why Now Lance Armstrong? 5 Common Motivations Behind Why We Reveal Secrets

by Dr. Karen Ruskin on January 16, 2013


The Boston Globe’s Health Section’s Daily Dose regular go-to Psychotherapist source Dr. Karen Ruskin shares her theory on the 5 most common motivations behind why we reveal secrets. Why now Lance Armstrong? This question is being thrown around the news media due to the following report. Lance disclosed during a pre-taped interview on Oprah that will be airing this upcoming Thursday, that his long kept secret is; he had indeed been doping. He had denied this truth for more than a decade. This truth finally being shared has prompted the question of why do people reveal long kept secrets? Beyond of course the basic reason which is; that they are caught.

Check out my interview with Boston Globe’s Staff Writer Deborah Kotz where she succinctly and concretely lays out in a comprehensive style this expert’s insights in an article entitled: Why Now, Lance? 5 Common Motivations Behind Why We Reveal Secrets.

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Follow Dr. Karen on Twitter or Facebook. Media Psychotherapist Guest Expert; Relationships, Parenting, Hot Topics In The News. Appears on: The O'Reilly Factor, FOX & Friends, FOX & Friends FIRST, America Live, Hannity, regular go-to for FOX Boston, and more. Can be heard on Radio: FOX News, 96.9 Boston Talks, and more. Columnist, quoted in various print media: FOX Business, Boston Globe, Boston Herald, Care.com, USA Today, Parents, TIME, Woman's Day, and more. Owner/Director of Dr. Karen Ruskin & Associates, Inc. Based in Massachusetts. Author of: 9 Key Techniques For Raising Respectful Children and Dr. Karen's Marriage Manual. Copyright 2012.


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