The Pleasure of Doing Things Alone

We may not be able to make babies alone, but we can do plenty of other things that are worth doing on our own without feeling lonely about it. Quite often, I find myself choosing to do things alone rather than inviting others to join in. It's not just that asking people is a hard … Continue reading The Pleasure of Doing Things Alone

On Being Alone Without Feeling Lonely

We can be alone without feeling lonely or sad. We can be alone and useful and content. I am not implying that happiness lies in the complete independence that comes with being alone - after all, we are intrinsically social. Only that aloneness can be pleasant while it lasts, helping to prepare us for interdependence … Continue reading On Being Alone Without Feeling Lonely