Let’s look at what has been happening and see if you can identify with any of these: Rather than face the real issue of loneliness, I have dedicated myself to my work and various business enterprises.The people out there in the real world can see and have benefited from my productive endeavor. It’s only no when I have something else on that I am doing for someone else. Since then, I have raised two children, who are now nineteen and sixteen, without a family support network.That means to me that while we’re here on earth, we are in a sacred courtship with the King of kings.We’re in the relationship-building stage, getting to know him mentally, emotionally, and spiritually, but not getting to be united with him physically … There’s nothing weird about thinking of Jesus like your greatest romantic interest, even if you’re a guy. For as long as I can remember, I've watched my friends pair off. As an introvert, I not only like my alone time, I need it. I said it: "I'm lonely." And try as my paired up friends might, they don’t seem to fully understand what it's like to watch everyone around you fall in love. Giphy Between boyfriends and girlfriends and spouses and kids and church, there's always someone before you on the priority list.Temporarily and fleetingly in high school, longer and more lasting in college, and now, permanently. But, somewhere along the line, I stopped just being single and started being lonely. They don't understand that I'm lonely and what it means to be so. I don't have that one person I come home to at the end of the day, with whom I share all the mundane details of my life.Giphy Or maybe it just seems that way when you're not. And, well, that just makes things all the more lonely, doesn't it?
As it chronicles its protagonist’s dogged attempts to enter a successful romantic relationship, the film reveals an agenda much deeper than discussing Asperger’s syndrome or the broader autistic spectrum.
Now that I am on my own again, I realize that this whole process of finding a partner has not been about finding a relationship at all.
I have been desperately trying to overcome loneliness—and possibly for a long as twenty years!
To my surprise, the last man taught me that the last nine years have not been a waste.
Being single does not mean that I am not of value to society (which is what I had been thinking).