This is a great piece about loneliness, our need for connection, and how/why we can end up alone – and lonely.
Not necessarily alone, but lonely
How Loneliness can overtake even the most outgoing of us
© Madelyn Griffith-Haynie, CTP, CMC, ACT, MCC, SCAC
from the ADD/EFD Comorbids Series – Part 2 of 3
Read Part 1 HERE – The danger of loneliness and isolation to health
Loneliness is a longing for KIND, not company.
~ Original Source Unknown
Loneliness is not a longing for company, it is a longing for kind.
And kind means people who can see who you are,
and that means that they have enough intelligence
and sensitivity and patience to do that.~ Marilyn French
The Longing for Connection
I came across the first version of the quote above in the early ’60s. I have long since lost the little book of quotes that contained it, so I have no way to find out who said it originally.
Years later I came across the second version…
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