Alone, But Rarely Lonely — Mental Health @ Home

Can you be alone without being lonely? Or lonely without being alone? I would say yes on both counts, Google gives this as the primary definition of lonely: “sad because one has no friends or company.” A secondary definition is “without companions; solitary.” For both definitions “alone” is listed as a synonym. Google’s definition of […]

via Alone, But Rarely Lonely — Mental Health @ Home.

A therapist years ago did a great job comparing alone vs. being lonely. Shame I don’t remember enough of the details, but she made the point you can feel lonely in a roomful of people and not feel lonely when you are by yourself.

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  1. Pingback: Being Alone vs Being Lonely – What’s the Difference? – YouTube Video | Ups and Downs of Family History V2.0

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