Allyn Gibson wrote:
I disagree vehemently with Christopher that coming clean completely will benefit you.
Your vehemence is wasted, then. I did not say "will"; I said "might."
The important thing is, you were giving bad advice, no matter how you couched it, because you were speaking from a position of no experience. In such a case, vehemence is never wasted.
On another note, I'm glad the situation worked out.