“You look depressed.” Someone who has known me for a long time said that recently. No one has ever said that to me. I didn’t realize how much I needed to hear it. As a child, I was pretty much always happy.
Of course, life could be sad or disappointing at times — but overall, I was someone who had a positive outlook regardless of the situation.
This carried on into my adult life. Even when I had my two small children home all day, while running a home daycare and barely having any time to myself, I was “fine.” Everything was “fine” because I wasn’t giving myself the space to feel otherwise.Read more on themighty.com