One of the most prevalent, and powerful fears I’ve encountered, is the fear of being alone. Almost everyone has it, and whether we realise it or not, it’s the root of most of our insecurities.

Rejection’s tough because its a flat outĀ confession that a particular person you’d like to be with, doesn’t want to be with you. People thatĀ are too nice, are afraid that if they were honest, others wouldn’t like them and leave. Most of us don’t like being different because we’re afraid of being ostracised by society.

I get that. I feel it too. My first serious relationship with my ex started when I was 27. Now that she’s gone, I’m afraid I’ll never find someone else again. My mind rationalises that, because I was single for so long before, it’ll be a long while before I find someone else again.

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