Category: At Home

For many of us, the holidays are a time of celebration and sharing with the ones we love. Yet it’s also true that not everyone welcomes this season. Some may not have anyone to celebrate with, or even any place to go. What’s more, many of the normal processes and transitions that happen as we […]

After her divorce, Cynthia moved to the big city. Her first home there was a studio apartment where she lived alone. She says it was “so depressing, so isolating, so lonely. I came from a really active life in which I raised two children, had pets and ran a business. Living by myself was so quiet. It became harder and harder to go out and do stuff. The loneliness fed on itself. I started to get really hard on myself, really down. I actually started eating frozen dinners. I’d never done that before. It’s just hard to cook for one person.”