open your heart


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open (one's) heart (to someone)

To share one's deepest or most intimate emotions, thoughts, or secrets. Samantha finally opened her heart to me last night about how grief-stricken she's been since her father passed away. My father was a cold man, and he never opened his heart to anyone.
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open your heart

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pour your heart out

COMMON If you open your heart or pour your heart out, you tell someone your most private thoughts, feelings or problems. Note: The heart is traditionally regarded as the centre of the emotions. It was Lady Holland, his favourite correspondent, to whom he opened his heart. Heather met an old school friend and poured her heart out about her unhappy marriage.
See also: heart, open

open your ˈheart (to somebody)

tell somebody about your feelings, problems or worries: She longed to be able to open her heart to someone who would understand.
See also: heart, open
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Pitching hard for the restoration of autonomy to Jammu and Kashmir, the former chief minister said if Kashmir has to remain an integral part of India "you will have to open your hearts to us".
Communities and churches, open your hearts to our gay and bisexual brothers (and sisters) so we can all live on the up-and-up.