40 days until 40 #12

Balancing social and solitude

Photo by Markus Spiske: https://www.pexels.com/photo/one-black-chess-piece-separated-from-red-pawn-chess-pieces-1679618/

Fear of abandonment vs guaranteeing safety. This is an internal tussle that I still try to know and get right.

I spent vast swathes of my childhood alone and without the attuned attention one needs to develop healthy social skills. I had friends, I would spend time with other people but I was clueless and I now know I wasn’t really ‘connected’.



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