The Irony Of Loneliness

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I am an introvert. I know this about myself. I enjoy being alone. Moreover — as is true of most introverts, I think — I romanticize the idea of being alone. But being alone for any real length of time is romantic only in theory.

A Portrait Of Loneliness

We try to fill the void. Some write. Some reach for the pill bottle. Others run until their feet blister, work until dawn, or drink until they can’t see. We go to bed with strangers, and enter relationships with completely wrong people.

The Fear Of Loneliness

My problem with going through a breakup isn’t that initial pain; it is the contradictions and misalignments that follow us for months and years to come.