What does it mean when your boyfriend keeps you a secret?
HE KEEPS YOUR RELATIONSHIP A SECRET. In a healthy relationship, there is no reason to hide. When you keep something secret, it usually means you are afraid of someone finding out, or are embarrassed or ashamed about it, or both. This can make YOU feel like you are unworthy of being his public girlfriend.
Are secrets normal in a relationship?
But all secrets, big and small, have a profound effect on you and your marriage — whether you notice it or not. Secrets in relationships are common. But a body of research suggests they can negatively affect mental and even physical health.