“The surest cure for vanity is loneliness.” Thomas Wolfe.
He was right.
It is impossible to feel confident and optimistic when loneliness sneaks up behind you with clenched fists.
Like all things, it passes, often as surreptitiously as it came. But that’s like saying your hand was only on the burner of the stove for one second.
Someone smart once said, “If you feel lonely, dim all the lights and put on a horror movie.”