Loneliness … OR … Doing things alone

I found this post by Jill Sadowsky quite revealing. Differentiating between the physical state of doing things alone, versus the emotional state of being alone. Perhaps I’m an anomaly – I’m not social and pretty much do everything alone. I don’t often feel lonely. I wonder if its a bipolar thing (isolation). Enjoy, very interesting post

Jill's Experiences with Mental Health , Stigma, Alzheimer's Disease, Grief & Grieving & serenade2seniors

  loneliness  4Co-dependence has gotten a bad rap from substance abuse recovery terminology. Most people are social beings, both emotionally and biologically who live in communities because they need company. We all need company as we cannot do everything alone. We need help. Collaboration is our biggest survival skill. We would die off without it. If one is alive, odds are that you have received or been given help in one way or another at some time or another. We have the idea that we are weak and if we are unable to do things independently and that it is  a problem. But nobody, least of all successful people, don’t do every single thing alone and nor do top executives. Surgeons don’t operate alone and doctors have nurses to aid them. World leaders have helpers so independence is overrated. We need one another and should be there for each other. Do you know of anyone…

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