1‘he confided his fears to his mother’
reveal, disclose, divulge, leak, lay bare, make known, betray, impart, pass on, proclaim, announce, report, declare, intimate, uncover, unmask, expose, bring out into the open, unfold, vouchsafe, tell
let slip, let out, let drop, let fall, blurt out, babble, give away
informal blab, spill
2‘I really need him to confide in’
open one's heart to, unburden oneself to, unbosom oneself to, confess to, tell all to, tell one's all to, commune with
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.