There are a lot of perks to going it alone sometimes, but true isolation is becoming a deadly epidemic, especially for middle-aged men. But the loneliness that often comes hand-in-hand with the trials of modern living don't have to be a death sentence.
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I like doing things alone -- eating dinner, playing games, seeing movies -- but for some, the idea seems depressing, sad or only for people with no one to be with. That's nonsense. Doing things alone develops self-sufficiency, gives you time for honest reflection and forces you to learn to like yourself a little -- or at least figure out why you don't.
The holidays seem to have a special way of making you feel like crap if you're alone. Maybe you're nursing a recent breakup. Maybe you just started university and can't afford to fly back home. Whatever the scenario, if you're spending the holidays by yourself and it's getting you down, here's how to cope.