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How to Have Greater Emotional Fulfillment in Friendships

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, I thought I might write something that was in some way relevant to the theme of love, especially romantic love. Personally, I barely even notice V. Day’s coming and going.  But the fact is that for a lot of people, especially the youth, it does mean something and I respect that.  If they’re in a relationship, it’s a day to celebrate their love.  If they’re not, it can become an annoying reminder of their single status.  This is why, on holidays, a lot of young single people want to hang out with other single friends.  It’s a way to shield themselves from the feelings of lack or loneliness.

For many, holidays can exacerbate feelings of loneliness.

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