From the New York Times, A Pandemic Is Hard Enough. For Some, Being Single Has Made It Harder:
“All of the self-sustaining energy needs to be self-generated,” he said. “There’s no one else there. There isn’t anyone in the physical area to rely on emotionally, physically or spiritually.”
A year into being single, after almost 30 years of not being single, this need for anything that happens being something that I alone purposefully make happen is equally liberating and confounding.