I am a weekend wife. For the last 10 years I saw my husband only on weekends. I was lonely in the beginning. As time goes by, I filled it up with things I love to do & build my career slowly instead of just depending on friends or family for emotional support. I learn to get the support from the most important person – my husband. And on many occasions my closest friend. However, please do not think that it was easy being in this situation. It was TOUGH.
I do believe it is harder for a single person, because in the end it is just you. I do believe that we have to deal with the loneliness, pack and parcel of life. There is never a good answer. There isn’t any best solution to rid of it. It varies from an individual to another. I wish never to be lonely and I know The Almighty is always there for me.
The below however is how Elizabeth Gilbert feels about loneliness. I think it is what a person has to choose to do.
“When I get lonely these days, I think: So BE lonely, Liz. Learn your way around loneliness. Make a map of it. Sit with it, for once in your life. Welcome to the human experience. But never again use another person’s body or emotions as a scratching post for your own unfulfilled yearnings.” — Elizabeth Gilbert (Eat, Pray, Love)