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How to Be Alone

How to Know You're Not Alone in the Otherhood

Melanie Notkin | Posted 08.21.2015 | Women
Melanie Notkin

For women in the Otherhood, the term I introduced in my book of the same name for those who aren't part of the expected social norm of marriage and motherhood, whether by choice, or like me, by circumstance, our friendships are key.

10 Tips for Those Who Dare to Be Alone

Maria Rodale | Posted 10.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

I'm sure many of you already saw or heard reports about the recent study that a majority of people would rather give themselves an electric shock th...

The Irrational Fear of Being Alone

Susan Winter | Posted 06.08.2014 | Women
Susan Winter

We've been told through movies, music and literature that we're incomplete if we're alone. Only the presence of "another" can alleviate the void we feel inside and make us feel whole. In actuality, we feel the void when we're not aligned with ourselves.

The Only Way To Guarantee That You Won’t Get Divorced

Jessica Jones | Posted 09.19.2012 | Divorce
Jessica Jones

I have the uncanny ability to know whether or not someone is going to get divorced. And roughly how long it will take for the shit to hit the fan. That's right. I'm the marriage whisperer.

What Your Fear Of Loneliness Is Really About

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 12.13.2011 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

The only time we actually feel alone is when we abandon ourselves. Being lonely is a fact of life. It can occur within a relationship or without.

The Power Of Solitude

Roger Fransecky | Posted 07.25.2011 | Healthy Living
Roger Fransecky

In being alone one discovers the smaller and larger silences of life. It is a new life, with more reflection than ambition.