Fear of being alone can make you feel very insecure. If you fear being alone you may become over needy of other people and feel as if you must be around people at all times.
Of course to feel healthy and well we all need people in our life, but if you feel you must have people around all the time then this need is controlling you.
What causes fear of being alone?
Fear of being alone can be caused by all kinds of things. Maybe you felt abandoned at some time in life and came to associate being alone with being unloved or neglected. Or maybe you just never learnt to be comfortable while alone. Like anything in life you can learn to be better at being alone without being lonely, so you have the choice whether to be with others or not.
And when you overcome fear of being alone, you instantly become more independent and confident as a result.
In fact there are many advantages to overcoming fear of loneliness. When you are alone you have time to think calmly, and there is a special kind of peace you can experience only when alone. Time spent alone sometimes can also make time spent with others even more enjoyable. After all, chocolate cake just doesn’t taste as good if you eat it every day!
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