I Need My Public Face

We all know that face. The one we put on when we're not at home. The smiling happy face that portrays someone who is doing great.She has it all together. She's coping well with her loss and grief and disappointment. She's handling things with such dignity. She's going to be ok. Some days that face fits comfortably. Other days it just feels like one big lie. On those days I wish I could just rip it off and scream at the top of my lungs....more
I can only hold the public face for so long.  I still have moments when I'm not strong enough to ...more