When you keep a secret, Oprah says, you live in fear. Watch as Iyanla Vanzant outlines the four main reasons people hide the truth from loved ones. Are you guilty of lying to protect someone or to cover up a poor choice? Iyanla says you're not just betraying others; you're betraying yourself.
Tysha, an audience member, who's been hiding a secret from loved ones, confesses that when she was just 14 years old, she became pregnant and put her child up for adoption. Watch as Iyanla Vanzant, Oprah and other women who share Tysha's story stand with her.
Relationship expert Iyanla Vanzant says you must take responsibility for the lies you tell in order to heal. Viewer Tysha opened up about a secret pregnancy to free herself after decades of living a lie. Now, Iyanla helps Tysha find the words to tell her family members. Plus, Oprah shares how she was set free after one of her secrets was revealed.
For about a year, April, a wife and mother, says she hid the fact that she was abusing prescription drugs from her husband, Kyle, and their children. Now, as this couple works to rebuild trust and improve communication, relationship expert Iyanla Vanzant shares ways to continue the healing process.
Shelly-Ann, an expectant mother from the United Kingdom, reaches out to Oprah and Iyanla Vanzant to confess a secret she's been hiding from her husband. Shelly-Ann admits that after signing up for an online gambling site, she lost $80,000. Watch as Iyanla offers Shelly-Ann advice and shares how living a lie can affect an unborn child.
Oprah and Iyanla Vanzant discuss how secrets can destroy relationships, and talk with people who are hiding the truth from loved ones. Plus, Oprah and Iyanla reveal the steps you can take to start an open dialogue.