It is; "tooting one's own horn" = bragging.Self-effacing is . . . the opposite of tooting one's own horn (I think).
I've thought of another casual phrase that is used to describe this: busting yourself. It's basically the same as telling on yourself but less dated.If you have a scene at a party where people are asked to mention the negative aspects of their personalities/lives, what would be a good idiom to use to describe it? Something that's the opposite of "tooting their horn."
This seems to be something different.are usually held where a problem has reached difficult proportions at the service level involved, and options to surmount the challenge need to be thought about.
That last part again seems to be inconsistent with the idea here. On the other hand, that same page contains a reference to "sharing witness (public confession)" as one of the fundamental "AA concepts." I figure this is what led Beryl to point to sharing as a possible answer to your enquiry.The basic program had developed from the works of William James, Dr. Silkworth, and the Oxford Group. … [There are] six basic steps, [including making] "a moral inventory of our defects or sins" and "confess[ing] or shar[ing] our shortcomings with another person in confidence."