Middle Ground
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Middle Ground

Learning to Embrace Solitude

The older I get, the more I love time alone.

Photo by Joshua Rondeau on Unsplash

Inexperienced in Solitude

Until a couple of years ago, I had never been alone for five days — ever. Solitude? What’s that? Three kids and two parents shared the space in my childhood home. I had my first child at eighteen, who joined us there. I commuted to college.



Midlife musings for people who are just getting started. Ruminations, observations, and conversations about the magic middle found here.

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