Open one's heart to

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open one's heart to

Confide in, reveal one's thoughts and feelings to, as in Last night Meg opened her heart to her sister concerning her marriage. This expression uses heart in the sense of "the seat of thought and emotion," a usage dating from the 9th century.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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