Being a loner comes with a sort of unspoken “job description.” 1) You like spending most of your time alone, 2) You are self-sufficient and don’t “need” other people to fill your life, and 3) Socializing is your arch-nemesis. If you’re a loner, this job description, this self-definition, is carried throughout your days giving you a […]
A loner is a person who prefers to spend their time exclusively alone, or in solitude. In spiritual terms, a loner, or lone wolf, is a person who decides to leave the herd in order to discover their true life calling. The loner is represented in mythicist Joseph Campbell’s story “The Hero’s Journey,” reflecting the inner call to adventure into the unknown realm of the soul.
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As a teenager I was so insecure. I was the type of guy that never fitted in because he never dared to choose. I was convinced I had absolutely no talent at all. For nothing. And that thought took away all my ambition too.” ~ Johnny Depp Teenage years are by far some of the […]
What comes to mind when you think of a loner? Maybe it’s a person with sad lifeless eyes, who smells bad, is unexciting or conversationally shy? We all create associations in our minds to define what we think embodies a word. In a culture where media entertainment is the foundation to much of our social […]
Over the past year and a half that LonerWolf has been up, there’s one question that I get asked every now and again. “What are some good Loner books I can read?” It’s no surprise that a lot of the LonerWolf community has a deep passion for the written word. Many of those who come […]
My interest for words and their definitions began at a young age. In school I would often be reprimanded for using what appeared to be made up words. Although I was told words like River and Bird were nouns, I would write them as adjectives. River would become Rivering, and Bird would become Birding. It […]