I have been doing some writing on my website about hidden depression.  Those folks who always look really smiling and happy but inwardly are experiencing quite a bit of sadness.  I just wondered if anyone in this group might have experienced that, either now or in the past.  The response to the posts themselves have been really quite amazing.  If you want to take a look at one of them, it's http://drmargaretrutherford.com/the-perfectly-hidden-depressed-person-are-you-one.  That would give you an idea of what I am talking about.  Would love to get this group's perspective!  Thanks so much!

Dr. Margaret Rutherford is a clinical psychologist who has been in private practice for over 20 years in Fayetteville, Arkansas. She began blogging in 2012 after her only son left for college, coining the term "NestAche" for her empty nest experience. Not only here on Boomeon, she has been featured on the Huffington Post, Midlife Boulevard, BetterAfter50, BlogHer, Readers Digest, The Cheat Sheet and ArkansasWomenBloggers. Her new eBook, "Seven Commandments of Good Therapy", a basic guide on choosing a therapist or evaluating your current therapy, is available for free on her website. You can find her at DrMargaretRutherford.com or on Twitter @doctor_margaret.

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