Depression is more than simply being sad, it is the systematic and chronic overwhelming feeling of self-loathing, dread and helplessness.
Not everyone who experiences it shares the extent of their pain or seeks treatment. They fear judgement and seek to hide their pain.
One can not hold such hurt that close to them for long. They are forced to transform the pain or themselves to deal with it all.
If someone you love is experiencing depression and concealing it from you, there are a few things you need to know about them.
Below you will find nine things you NEED to know about people who hide their depression from everyone around them.
Their Personalities Don’t Reflect It
Superficially you would never suspect that they struggle with depression. You have to examine their defenses and desires to know what they fear.