People who say "dogs don't smile" or look at me funny when I mention my dog smiling sadly haven't had the honor of being around well loved, happy doggies...seriously LOKATAR!! (well maybe it's not a "her" but had to say it lol) Doggie smiles are the sweetest most sincere and just the BEST also super contagious!
This image represents the hidden layers of his personality. He wears a metaphorical mask of a happiness he lacks s he knows this is the bets chance of protecting his family and himself from despair. The level of his confidence and self worth is lowered when around his family as he feels even more vulnerable and this is when his facade fades but when with his colleagues he has to act strong, tough and in control to persuade them he is worthy of his status.