"When I was younger, many of my romantic escapades were just a means of simply avoiding being by myself. I was afraid of feeling lonely, afraid I wouldn't know what to say to myself"
- Michael Zaslow
About this Quote
This quote speaks to the concept that solitude can be a hard emotion to challenge. Michael Zaslow recommends that in his more youthful years, he utilized romantic adventures as a way to avoid being alone and facing his own ideas. He was afraid of feeling lonesome and not knowing what to say to himself. This quote highlights the importance of being comfortable with one's own company and having the ability to face one's own ideas and sensations. It is important to be able to be alone and to be able to process one's own feelings without the need for external recognition or distraction. It is only through being comfy with one's own business that a person can genuinely understand and appreciate themselves.
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