Fear of solitude
Fear of solitude is something that every person feels. Humans by nature are social creatures. They struggle to endure long durations in isolation.
Being alone for too long might lead to states of insanity. Loneliness from isolation might even end up in depression.
Practices of confinement and exile have been a form of punishment for a long time. Even in Prisons, solitary confinement is given to only the most dangerous criminals.Continue reading “Fear of solitude, How to find solace in isolation?”
Fulfilling relationships and how we define love
Fulfilling relationships are something most of us aspire to have. All of us have our definitions of love and thus all of us make our ideas as to what relationships mean to us. Most of us romanticize love with the understanding that we get from movies, novels, and other forms of entertainment.
Lao Tzu in the book Tao Te Ching wrote
“love the whole world as if it were your self; Then you will truly care for all things.“-Lao Tzu
So much so that for some people finding a ‘soulmate’ has become one of, if not, the most important pursuits in their life. Without it, their life lacks meaning or is somehow incomplete. They keep looking for the partner that completes them and if fate wishes they might find them someday.