I am once again reblogging an old one because this is relevant to the Tater of today. I’m now in the time where I will have several hours a day home alone. So, even though I am the person who is lonely in a crowd, I will now be alone and lonely. Im nt the type to go out of my comfort zone to change this. It’s time to leanr one again to be OK with being alone.
Note – this post is more personal and introspective than usual. You should read it fast before I have second thoughts and delete it.
A friend on Facebook shared an article this weekend that said the biggest threat facing middle aged men is loneliness. While I am surprised that people think it is the biggest threat facing middle aged men, I’m not surprised that middle aged men are lonely. I am a middle aged man. I think I was born a middle aged man. Loneliness has been a constant in my life. I can be in the middle of a crowd, at a party, etc and still feel alone. I have many acquaintances and not many actual friends. I talk to people at work and then to the two people who live in my house and that is the extent of my social life. I do occasionally have a text…
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