Regardless of what particular exterior face I keep, having to prove the truth to others cannot continue to be an additional burden. I already have enough of my own.
I resonate with you Alex. There are so many things that you have said in this write-up which are just so true.
You have to struggle with the problem of depression alone, most people don’t know about it as you have a superb external facade. Then once some people do get to know, you have the additional struggle of explaining and convincing them that you really are suffering from depression.