Desperate Loneliness

lonliness

I feel so desperately lonely sometimes, and at those times it feels like I am not only experiencing my own personal loneliness, but the loneliness of humanity in general. During those times I mourn how disconnected we have all become, and I consider how alone each of us really is in our own thoughts and emotions. No matter how deeply we want to relate to one another, there is a shallowness that is unavoidable due to separation and individuality.

Maybe I am overthinking things or ruminating far too much, but sometimes I despair of existence and wish I could truly bridge the chasm between my own mind and heart and another’s.

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16 thoughts on “Desperate Loneliness

  1. I wish I could connect more with others, too. I do have my sweet husband, but I feel that I even have too little time with him. I have too much time with myself alone. I don’t dislike myself, but I’m not able to supply myself with all that I need.

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