Thursday 25 May 2017

Letters: The reality of being alone at Christmas

Christmas alone: for some the loneliness is too much to bear.
Christmas alone: for some the loneliness is too much to bear.

* A number of years ago I spent Christmas on my own and it was one of the worst experiences of my life. I had been going through a very difficult time emotionally and I was angry with family and friends.

I had been dreading Christmas for weeks.

I remember thinking at one stage in December, that if I could have put myself to sleep and woke up in early January I would have gladly jumped at the opportunity.

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