Are You Afraid To Be Alone?



Now, what Osho said was….

This has been said again and again, down through the ages.

All the religious people have been saying this.

We come alone into this world.

We go alone.

All togetherness is illusory.

The very idea of togetherness arises because we are alone.

And the aloneness hurts

We want to drown our aloneness in relationship

That’s why we become so much involved in love.

We try to see the point.

Ordinarily you think you have fallen in love with a woman or with a man because she is beautiful.

He is beautiful.

That is not the truth.

The truth is just the opposite.

You have fallen in love because you cannot be alone.

You were going to fall, you were going to avoid yourself somehow…

LISTEN to this podcast episode

This is a short extract from a recent podcast I did on aloneness. If you would like to hear more visit the link below or listen on APPLE PODCASTS, SPOTIFY or STITCHER

Episode Summary: 

In this episode I talk about romance, relationships and attachments and where our real fear of aloneness comes from and how to change this.

  • Why the ‘happily ever after’ fantasy is never sustainable
  • How the idea that another person can fill the hole of loneliness is not possible
  • How to begin to make peace with ‘aloneness’
  • Why oneness is what we seek more than anything and so much more…


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Kelly Martin
Kelly Martin

Kelly Martin, author of ‘When Everyone Shines But You’ is a dedicated writer and blogger who fearlessly explores life’s deepest questions. Faced with a decade of profound anxiety and grief following the loss of her father and her best friend Michael, Kelly embarked on a transformative journey guided by mindfulness, and she hasn’t looked back since. Through her insightful writing, engaging podcasts, and inspiring You Tube channel Kelly empowers others to unearth the hidden treasures within their pain, embracing the profound truth that they are ‘enough’ exactly as they are.

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