I'm seeing a guy I met online for the first time. We have very similar interests and so far we've just discussed these, our day-to-day lives, nothing too personal. I've had a pretty rough time of it and anything concerning family and health is a sensitive issue. I want to be honest about what's happened in my life but I'm worried that the sheer amount of negativity will scare him off! Should I deflect the questions until we know each other better or will he think I'm hiding something even worse?
So difficult to know what to do.
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If some things are less sensitive than others than that would be fine but avoid anything too heavy. He could end up feeling like your immediately trying to dump all your troubles on him when he'd have more respect for you if you keep it to yourself at least initially. It shows your capable to facing these problems alone.
When brushing over the sensitive topics, try not to make it sound like a big deal because that could make him a bit wary. Then again, don't be too dismissive either or he'll just think your hiding something for no reason.
Hope that helps and good luck! :)0