I may look 'fine,' but I'm dealing with depression and anxiety β€” the gift that keeps on taking

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That is a problem with a lot of disabilities, not just mental health.
Someone may look fine when they are out in public for an hour but may be non functioning the other 23 hours in a day.

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I agree with jammer. I look fine except to a trained therapist. After speaking for a few minutes a trained therapist can see I am very ill.

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Proving invisible illness or disability is one of the greatest challenges in a society where many people have unconscious bias against anyone claiming disability benefits.

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And conscious bias in many cases!!

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It’s interesting the assumptions people make.
I use a walker and some people automatically assume that I am mentally challenged.

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