Wednesday. A few days ago I was having a conversation with my friend Sonia. We were talking about how different we all are. Some of us, when feeling down, do anything to seek comfort and warmth. We call friends, visit family or ask for hugs. The idea of being alone in such sad moments, it’s terrifying.
Others, instead of looking for company, choose to be left alone. I’m not one of those persons so I struggle a lot understanding how that could be possible. I ask myself: Do they really want to be left alone? Or they are testing the people around to see who cares enough to reach out?
I double check every time. “Are you sure?”
Still, after getting an affirmative answer, I keep wondering.

I said to Sonia: “I don’t get it. Why would someone choose to be left alone when it’s clear that they need you?”

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