How much sharing is TOO MUCH?

WOMAN - UK|June 01, 2020

How much sharing is TOO MUCH?
Studies have shown that our favourite topic of conversation is ourselves, but knowing where to draw the line can be difficult
FIONA KINLOCH, SAMANTHA BRICK

We all know how important it is – even more so these days – to talk about how we’re feeling. And, thanks to social media, it’s never been easier to keep family, friends, and even strangers (thank you, Twitter), in the loop. But while some of us might balk at the idea of sharing the latest argument, sexcapade, or how potty training is going, others are proud oversharers. Like Loose Women’s Nadia Sawalha, 55.

Whether it’s her battle with incontinence or marriage dramas, the star has shared some of the most private aspects of her life with the nation. And in a recent interview, she defended her reasons for doing so, saying both she and husband Mark Adderley are professional oversharers.

‘People always ask us why we share so much,’ she says. ‘But when you share, people share back. It helps us as much as it helps others.’

But is there a line when it comes to telling all? Woman investigates...

‘MY LOOSE TONGUE HAS GOT ME INTO TROUBLE’

Samantha Brick, 49, is a writer. She lives with her husband, Pascal, 59, a carpenter.

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