“So you are marrying that guy?” I asked her.
“Yes I am.” She answered with a vague look in her eyes.
“But you said you met him just two months ago” I asked her with surprise.
After a few seconds of consideration she swiftly said: “Yes, but please understand that I don´t want to be alone anymore.” Her voice was firm and I understood she didn´t want to continue this conversation.“Yes, you have told me that before but I don´t think that marrying someone for that reason will help you with your loneliness” solitude and being lonely are two very different things. Keep that in mind.” I said just to leave something to ponder before I left.
She looked at me for a while and then with a low voice that was very difficult to hear she just said: “I know, you are right, but it´s done! I cannot back off now.”
I thought it was not the best moment to go on with this subject so I better left her with her thoughts, but on my way home I was thinking how for some people, being alone is a hard load to bear. I have always enjoyed my solitude, it is when I can communicate with my inner self, the moment when ideas and opportunities appear in my path.
As you may have noticed in my articles, I always mention how taking long walks are one of my higher joys in life. Being with myself is a pleasure I need every day so I can work properly.
Have you noticed how an inner dialogue is always a moment to find epiphanies and miracles?
Don´t take me wrong, I am not saying that you shouldn´t enjoy the time you spend with others, but once you are able to find the balance in both worlds you will be happier and your life will be a constant joy. Stop suffering for being alone and begin knowing yourself so you learn to enjoy your own company in any situation.
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