How to make the most of — and maybe even love — your solo time.
Words by Kiera Carter
There are songs dedicated to it. Tears cried over it. And therapy hours logged because of it. Loneliness. We’ve all felt this nagging emotion at some point — most dramatically, over the past year as we avoided other humans as if life depended on it. For many, it has.
Even if you dealt with the early stages of pandemic solitude relatively well — by baking sourdough, doing puzzles, knitting blankets — there is a good chance you’re over it by now. Because although vaccines are giving the world a much-needed glimmer of hope, there’s still a tough reality sinking in: we can’t go back to normal just yet.