Loneliness or aloneness: for single parents
- 9 November 2021
- 3 min read
Loneliness has to be coped with properly, or it can lead to symptoms related to depression. It is faulty relationships, or in this instance, a lack of healthy relationships that lead to undesirable consequences.
However, when you take a closer look at the experience of loneliness, it indicates dependency upon someone to meet your need for enjoyment, fun, and self-fulfillment. While it is desirable to have healthy and caring relationships which indeed help our mental health, dependency upon someone else to meet our need for enjoyment, fun, and self-fulfillment may in fact be unhealthy.