“Of course some people say it is her own fault that she’s alone: that she is impossibly romantic, asks too much (or too little) of
God has departed from me and does not answer me any more, neither by the hand of prophets nor by dreams. 1 Kingdoms 28:15 Orthodox
“God never promised us an easy life. He never promised that we wouldn’t suffer, that we wouldn’t feel despair and loneliness and confusion and desperation.
“I want to explain to her that loneliness isn’t remedied by people around me, that my loneliness is an integral part of me.” Sejal Badani,
“You don’t know how alone you are until you move by yourself to New York City.” Susan Rebecca White, A Place at the Table
All great and precious things are lonely (John Steinbeck).
“Isolation is devastating to the human psyche (Gary Chapman)”.
“Something in our nature cries out to be loved by another. Isolation is devastating to the human psyche. That is why solitary confinement is considered
“Remember: the time you feel lonely is the time you most need to be by yourself. Life’s cruelest irony.” Douglas Coupland, Shampoo Planet
“Let me tell you this: if you meet a loner, no matter what they tell you, it’s not because they enjoy solitude. It’s because they
“Immediately after a divorce or a breakup, your mind whispers that there are plenty more fish in the sea, while your heart shouts that there
“The landscape of human emotion is ominously changing. The visceral sensation of loneliness and solitude is no longer as palpable and intellectually profound as it
“I am a stranger in this world, and there is a severe solitude and painful lonesomeness in my exile.” Kahlil Gibran, The Treasured Writings of
The roots of loneliness are very deep and cannot be touched by optimistic advertisement, substitute love images, or social togetherness. They find their food in
We are born helpless. As soon as we are fully conscious we discover loneliness. We need others physically, emotionally, intellectually; we need them if we
“You’ll never appreciate the daylight till you’ve walked on the dark side of the night, without even the stars to show you the way.” Eliza
“Love people where they are, and love them boldly.” Brant Hansen
Living alone is less lonely than living with someone who ignores you.
I’ve had times in my life where I felt completely alone. I’ve felt like not one single person cared whether I lived or died other