Is there someone around you who has been acting strange lately? It’s almost as if they’re not… them. Humans portray sadness in many different ways, and it’s easy to mistake their sadness for other types of emotions like anger, frustration, or embarrassment.
If you believe your friend, loved one, or someone you care about has been deviating from their normal self, here are a few signs to confirm that they are secretly feeling down.
DISCLAIMER: This is a disclaimer that this video is for informative purposes only. It is not intended to diagnose or treat any condition. Please reach out to a qualified healthcare provider or mental health professional if you or a loved one is struggling.
Is someone secretly suffering inside? Here’s a video on that as well: https://youtu.be/xU6MLaQ7SfY
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