Janet Jackson reveals personal battle. There was a time in the black community where we never talked about being depressed or having any connection with depression. Even when there is a family members struggling with depression, or bi polar disorder it was kept on the low. Now people are opening up about experiences with depression. As a woman as we deal with it whether it’s a Postpartum depression, or just life issues, if affects us and it’s great that to have a outlets to open up without being judged. Janet Jackson is the next big celebrity to admit she has also been depressed and is opening up about her dealing with depression and low self esteem.