“Is there something wrong with me for wanting to be alone?”

“Is there something wrong with me for wanting to be alone? I’m enjoying my alone time but other people’s judgments still, unfortunately, hurt and bother me.” You’re not crazy or weird for wanting to be alone (and it is a part of the awakening process). In this very long article I’m sharing something personal about my life and myself that I hope will help you feel better and less alone so that you can stop caring about what other people think of you.

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What to do when you’re growing and the people in your life are not (Part 2/2)

What do you do when you have less and less in common with your friends and even your own family or partner/spouse? When you’re moving in too different directions in life, and where the only things you seem to have in common anymore is your past? In this article I answer the question “What do you do when you have outgrown someone you love?” that a reader asked and who loves her friend, but no longer feel good being around him or doing the things they used to do together.

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What do you do when you have outgrown someone you love? (Part 1/2)

Hi Maria, I have a friend who, whenever we hang out, we end up drinking excessively and I never really feel good about myself afterward. I don’t drink much anymore but with him I always go overboard for some reason. We always end up talking about past traumas and really heavy subjects, ones that I no longer think about or talk about, but whenever I am in his company that stuff always comes up. I love my friend but I don’t feel good being around him anymore – What do I do?

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Giving too much in relationships

“I read your article about Aloneness and after wondering all my life of 70 years, I feel that I seem to have found an answer to why I don’t connect or turn everyone away from becoming friends, even family members. I have always felt at odds with this part of my life. What could my soul be holding on to that turns people away from me and what changes do I need to make within myself to overcome it?”

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When we grow and evolve, our relationship dynamics changes too

A lot of people experience challenges in their relationships when their friends/partner/spouse is not growing with them. Many people feel very alone in their relationships because of this. The reality is that when you grow, your relationship dynamics will change. Hopefully they transform into something better than what you’ve had before.

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