The Fear of Being Alone
It is quite possible that in the midst of business this holiday you would love some time alone! However as Leo Babauta points out a surprising number of us fear being on our own.
We are scared of being without a partner so we’ll end up with someone who isn’t right for us. Some of us socialise endlessly including on social networks and emails just to avoid being alone. Leo acknowledges that this fear of being alone is natural but he turns it on its head. ‘Here’s the secret’ he says ‘being alone is empowering; the quiet of being alone is joyful.’
Why not take a look at his article to read about how he overcame his fear of being alone and how he developed as a person because of it.
The Fear of Being Alone : zenhabits.