Indeed, ALaw. It’s even harder when those people are partners and family members…

To me, it means I need to work harder and find new ways to make them relate. Oddly enough, they seem more sensitive to the physical rather than the mental manifestations of depression, like anorexia (absence of appetite rather than the eating disorder), insomnia, weird rashes…

Maybe that’s because many humans only believe what they see, and invisible illnesses are hard to parse when you don’t have any firsthand knowledge of them.

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