I am ALONE. I am STRONG.

Such a long weekend, she thought. While everybody is planning where to spend the holiday, she doesn’t have any plans at all. Nothing seems to interest her nowadays, everything is repetitive and boring. At times, her mind was being cranky that she have known to the same people as if no one is new, nothing is to be excited about, she feels that she’s been trapped to same traces and faces. This feeling is not new to her, it always comes and goes.

Two days passed, she never received any invitations from her friends. No one bothered also to organize a getaway, well, she was the one who usually does the arrangement and her friends will just go with her plans, so how can she wait? For once, she doesn’t want to take the lead, she just likes to follow the trail.

When she feels her body is throbbing from sleeping, she got up, took a bath and went out.  She can’t stand it anymore. She has to be thankful for the free day and good weather. She has to do things even when being alone, enjoy it and never expected anyone to give her delight.

She ended the day with a little gratifying. She was able to go out, wander around and dine alone. Well, eating by herself outside is a challenge to her. While everyone is sharing the food together, it makes her a little bit lonely that she has no one to share, as much as possible, she doesn’t dine alone in the public, takeout is her ultimate comfort zone. But that day, she made it without feeling isolated in the middle of the crowds.

She realized that not all the time you can rely on to anyone. They said friends are always there to cheer you up, but these friends have their own life too. They have their issues to be solved, and days to relish by their own, they have kids and husband to take care of, they have boyfriends to please, they have work to finish, and same with her, they might suffer the same tedium she felt and just waiting for something new to happen. The world is not just revolving around her.

So be strong when this moment comes, because no one can help you, but yourself.  There is nothing wrong to be alone sometimes, it is the chance you can date and hang out with our own because there are so much to discover, learn and to love.

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13 responses

  1. I like being alone most of the time!

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  2. So much wisdom in this, I think the biggest difficulty is becoming your own best friend and getting comfortable with yourself! Thank you for sharing 🙂

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    1. Thank you for dropping by 🙂

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  3. Alone time can be great every now and then you can do whatever you like the joys of not checking in and/or making joint decisions embrace those moments of been you.

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    1. Well said. Thank you very much 🙂

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  4. Dragging my camera around has helped me a lot to have a segway for new friends/acquaintances conversations too 🙂 . Glad to have found your blog 🙂

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    1. Thank you for visiting. You gave me idea, I should drag my camera too 🙂

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      1. It is an ice-breaker 🙂

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  5. Yes, you are strong! Happiness is just around the corner, or better yet, it is within. You may just need to shake up a little bit to find it. 🙂

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    1. Agree! Enough for self-deprivation 🙂

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  6. Thank you. They said even the sun is alone, but still its shining 🙂

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  7. wow I couldn’t have agreed more Anne. this applies to everyone, of all ages, of all walks of life.

    i’d give it a resounding AMEN!

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