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Re: Loneliness

Re: Loneliness2010-09-10T02:46:16+00:00

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DaynaB: I know that social disconnection all to well. One of the things I find is that I don’t feel time like most do. What to me feels like a couple years is actually 10 or more. It takes time and some social focus if you will to have friendships and a social life.

One of the big problems today too is this damn Internet lol. We can sit down, get or little social fix in lke 10 minutes and go on our merry little way. Work is pretty much the only real socializing I get.

My advice? Loose the internet for a bit. find something out there to do… depending on what your interests are there are sure to be others around that share them. Seek out their clubs and meetings. call (don’t email!) for information on said meetings or clubs. Chances are the phone call itself will put you in touch with at least 1 person that shares your excitement about what you like.

“there is a loneliness in this world so great

that you can see it in the slow movement of

the hands of a clock.

people so tired

mutilated

either by love or no love.

people just are not good to each other

one on one.

the rich are not good to the rich

the poor are not good to the poor.

we are afraid.

our educational system tells us

that we can all be

big-ass winners.

it hasn’t told us

about the gutters

or the suicides.

or the terror of one person

aching in one place

alone

untouched

unspoken to

watering a plant.”

— Charles Bukowski (Love Is a Dog from Hell: Poems, 1974-1977)

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