Share A Secret: I sold off my family’s personal things to fund my shopping

The Weekly's readers share their most well-kept and intimate secrets

“I kept the ring in the hidden compartment of a vintage miniature red wooden toy chest box because I thought no one would steal the box if the house was broke into,” he explained, his voice quivering with guilt.

I became silent, and tears started streaming down my cheeks; I had let go of that same wooden toy chest box two weeks ago, on a resell platform for just $10. At that moment, I felt like I had sold away a piece of my soul just to feed my cheap retail thrills.