The introvert can go through an entire day hiding what she's feeling and nobody will ever know.
The woman who miscarried will cry softly into her pillow for two months, and her husband will think she has puffy eyes because of her medication.
The man with the expensive car and the big house in your part of town is facing bankruptcy and has sold everything except the car and the house.
The girl who smiles at everything goes home and cries alone every night.
The bored housewife bores herself further by watching mindless TV programmes and gossiping with the neighbours.
The top scorer in class pulls his shirt carefully over his pants to hide the welts his father gave him in last night's whipping.
The unfriendly grocer who has never smiled in the ten years you've shopped at his store goes home and plays energetically with his mentally-challenged son.
The business tycoon colours his hair to hide the cascade of grey over black.
The old madwoman on the street corner who shakes her fist at every urchin smiles beautifully if you offer her money.
The writer of this blog will promise to start working in the next two minutes and head straight to bed.