Don’t you feel that loneliness degrading?

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    • #1569

        The sensation of lacking a vital necessity, being unable to fulfill it on your own, and constantly seeking assistance from others, feels shameful and lacking in dignity.

        Like we should be better than this, nobody owes us anything but at the same time we shouldn’t need anybody either, not in this way at least.

        I find it rather dehumanizing.

      • #1570

          It’s a blow to my ego as well. Losing my wife has hurt my pride. We had a higher status as a couple. Now, I feel vulnerable. I can’t be complacent anymore, and my confidence is slipping away.

        • #1571

            It pisses me off that I have to basically be anyone but myself to keep friends around. You hear people say “be yourself” all the time but that’s never worked for me. It’s not like I’m rude or insulting. I can’t figure out what I’m doing wrong.

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