... or not.
Sure, it does, but sometimes it sets you free right on top of molten lava. But it depends on what the truth is. If it's a truth of a horrible past, one should think twice about bringing it up. Cause as much as we wish for the past to stay hidden, they never do.
Come on, you've watched desperate housewives no? or at least know what it is about? Secrets always surfaces.
I guess one would never really know how the past can hurt the future until one experiences it. So it's always better to think twice before doing something that could scar your life in the end.