bare your soul

bare (one's) soul

To share one's intimate thoughts or feelings with another person. I don't know Adam that well, so I was surprised that he bared his soul to me. There are very few people I would bare my soul to.
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bare your soul

If you bare your soul to someone, you tell them all your private thoughts and feelings. We all need someone we can bare our souls to, someone we can confide in. He seemed to feel no embarrassment about baring his soul in public.
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bare your ˈsoul

tell somebody your deepest feelings: Finally she bared her soul to him, saying she had always loved him.
If you bare something, you remove the covering from it, especially from part of the body.
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Davis is a contributor to Bare Your Soul: Tke Thinking Girl's Guide to Enlightenment (Seal Press, November 2002).
She even offers a few words of wisdom when she warbles, "You say you wanna lose control / I think you oughta bare your soul."
"Sexy lady, I would rather see you bare your soul. If you think you are so hot, you better show me what you got."
Acting is taking your enthusiasm and using it to bare your soul and expose everything about yourself.
Bare Your Soul, edited by Angela Watrous, is a somewhat more uneven but equally compelling collection of personal accounts of women coming to terms with religion and struggling with practice.
The women writing in Bare Your Soul: The Thinking Girl's Guide to Enlightenment have much more varied stories.
Many of the writers in Bare Your Soul find religion to conflict with their third-wave feminist and political consciousnesses.
Perhaps the most painful story in Bare Your Soul is Kara Spencer's "The Glitter and the Goddess." Spencer sees her mother's closet paganism swallowed by militant Catholicism and alcoholism; as an adult, she learns to reclaim the Goddess-worship her mother secretly practiced.