We’ve been programmed to believe the opposite. Emotions are messy and it’s best not to discuss them. Admitting you’re broken is a sign of weakness, which most people will exploit.
These are all lies I personally have convinced myself of to avoid being hurt again. I’m spending this year deprogramming myself. If you’re struggling with this as well, I’d love to hear more of your story. Send me an email: email@example.com.