The asymmetry of personal news

News about yourself that is emotionally charged that you want to share.

The kind of news that you spend a long time scripting. The kind of news you work up the nerve, courage, and strength to say.

That first time you share is a big moment. You expect the others to treat it with gravity and grace.

Over time as more and more people learn about it you become blase. The news becomes less important to you.

That leads to a moment where what you are sharing, becomes less important to you than to them.

That is the moment to remember the gravity and grace you expected others to show to you at the start.