5 Signs You Are Not Lonely Even Though You’re Alone

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Some people think that being alone is a bad thing. I can’t tell you how many times my friends or family members have tried to “fix me up” because they are sad that I’m alone.

Well, I’m not sad! I find being alone exhilarating! I need my alone time to re-group and re-charge my inner batteries. Read on for five signs that you aren’t lonely even when you’re alone.

1. You value freedom and independence

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Guilherme Stecanella / Unsplash

This one is big for me. I need my freedom; freedom to do what I want, when I want, and not have anyone around to judge me if I decide I want a bowl of ice cream for dinner.

I know I am capable of taking care of myself and that gives me a deep sense of joy and accomplishment.