How to Embrace, Not Fear, Being Alone
Are you afraid of being alone? Well, you’re not alone in that. In a 2014 survey of 2,000 adults, one in three said they fear being alone: 40% of women and 35% of men. Ironically, the more we subvert…
«the capacity to be alone probably makes your interactions with others richer. Because you’re bringing to the relationship a person who’s actually got stuff going on inside and isn’t just a connector circuit that only thrives off of others.»
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«The ability to focus on the things that matter while ignoring the things that don’t is a defining trait of people who achieve their dreams.»
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