Monday, 25 December 2017

Human beings were not designed to be alone

I've been alone a long time. It's an extreme kind of loneliness and it really gets to me sometimes. I sometimes suffer almost debilitating sadness and sense of hopelessness.

I know that I'm kind of different from other people but I don't think that even I was made to be alone this way.

This time of year is usually the saddest when my loneliness becomes very obvious: I don't know any of my children, don't know any of my grandchildren. It's when human touch that's been largely absent throughout the year is really absent.

I have the love of my life whom I don't live with and haven't lived with for many years now. But I've never fallen out of love with her.

Am I cursed?

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