In the past few years my favourite soap box chant is be honest and share with each other. I believe that in the bible when it says confess your sins to one another it wasn't for us to go into a dark cubicle in the back of the church and whisper our darkest secrets to a designated person.
I believe that we are to confess our sins to one another for several reasons.
so we can pray for each other
so others can see that we struggle too, that they are NOT alone. THERE IS NOT ONE PERSON who doesn't struggle with issues. We can share and say I have been there and here is what I have done or hey I am there now and lets support each other in this.
Romans 7:15 says