This post has stuff about politics. My perspective has changed
If I disclose information to you, your power with respect to me increases. One way to address this power imbalance is for you to similarly disclose information to me. We both have less privacy, but the balance of power is maintained. But this mechanism fails utterly if you and I have different power levels to begin with.
The motto of this blog is basically “if it’s happening to me, talk about it.” That gives you, the reader, an unfair advantage relationally. I’ve decided to put it all on the line here. Everything gets discussed with the hopes that my experiences will somehow help you. Am I relationally crippling myself because of my blog? Disclose.