I was training at the gym earlier, and as I watched a number of people training alone I started thinking to myself, “life must get lonely for some people.”
If you’re single, you wake up in the morning and you’re alone. You go to work, and you’re alone. You go training at the gym, and you’re alone. Then you go home, on your own.
On my way home from the gym I started looking into the windows of the houses I passed. I saw all the condos, apartments, and lofts. Where I live is in a Marina, which is mainly a loft district. As I looked in the windows, I could see people watch television, having dinner, and sipping wine, all on their own.
I wondered how many of these people were lonely. I know there are many lonely people out there. I know from the work I do. I read it in all the emails and letters I’m sent every day. In many ways, it’s very sad when you think about it. Sometimes life can be very lonely.
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