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The belief that a person is just not complete without a spouse got its most memorable expression in the movie Jerry Maguire, when Jerry tells Dorothy, “You complete me.” Whether that strikes you as romantic or ripe for mocking, it is a quote that...
Some People Like Being Alone, Confusing Those Who Are Panicked about a Purported Loneliness Epidemic
The panic over loneliness seems to have reached a fever pitch. Day after day, new articles pop up in the media, declaring that we are in the midst of a loneliness epidemic. The even appointed a Minister for Loneliness.
This holiday season many of us will experience loneliness and loss. We usually associate grief with death, but we grieve a lot of other losses as well.
Some of the reasons people feel alone during the holidays include:
a break up or divorce
moved to a new community
estranged from or not talking to family
don't feel connected to or accepted by the people you are with
loved one is...