The feeling is like a void … an empty black hole that you’re being dragged towards. You feel tears well up inside of you. Grief claws at your throat as it tightens. Numbness starts to creep into your body. You know that no one can possibly understand the pain that you’re experiencing. Even when you’re […]
In order to find out who we are, what we want, and what our life’s purpose is, we must first leave the pack of society and become lone wolves. When we make time within our noisy lives to honor solitude and alone time, we rediscover the voice of our souls.
Solitude is so important because it teaches us to be naked with ourselves. However, being open with ourselves in solitude can be intimidating and difficult. For this reason, this category is dedicated to the topic of solitude and how you can live with more authenticity.
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An outsider is a person who quite simply does not fit in with existence-as-we-know-it. Such a person is a fringe dweller, a dropout of humanity, a social oddball, and an alien endlessly coexisting in a society that doesn’t feel like home. On this website, we refer to the outsider as the “lone wolf” who walks […]
A man can be himself only so long as he is alone; and if he does not love solitude, he will not love freedom; for it is only when he is alone that he is really free. ~ A. Schopenhauer There are supposedly two main characteristics that have helped us stand out in our evolutionary […]
For the first time in history, great numbers of people – at all ages in all places, of every political persuasion – have begun settling down as singletons. ~ Eric Klinenberg It was the Greek poet Theocritus who declared that “man will ever stand in need of man”, and the great Roman emperor and Stoic […]
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know. ~ Ernest Hemingway (The Garden of Eden) I’ve been reading Infinite Jest for the last few days, and was saddened to find out that the brilliant author of the book (David Foster Wallace) committed suicide. I’m not surprised though. For a long time I’ve thought […]