“Ah, there is loneliness, and there is that familiar pull to eat.” -End Emotional Eating, Jennifer Taitz, p19
Taitz starts her book by discussing the purpose of emotions. She compels us to answer the question, “what are our emotions trying to tell us?” Reading about loneliness, seemed to open my eyes to my experience. I am suffering from loneliness, even while surrounded by people most of the day.
When I was single, I was lonely and as a married woman with a child, I am still lonely. So, is there a cure for loneliness? I’m not sure. Mostly I look for my cure at the bottom of a bag of chips or a box of doughnuts….
Anyway, here’s what other people are saying: