Category: Shyness


Two Readers Ask about Loneliness

 Reader 1 A reader writes, “My son, a university student, confided to me that he has problems with loneliness. Can you comment on loneliness, coping with being alone, and finding one’s path and values in life?” Our reader was keenly...


Steps For Dealing With Loneliness

If you are lonely when you are alone, you are in bad company. – (Jean-Paul Sartre) A reader writes, “I read your article about loneliness and it made a lot of sense to me. However, I really feel like I try...


Saying Good-bye to Being Shy

I’m departing from my Clearing Cognitive Cobwebs series in this issue to answer questions and share ideas with a reader, who I will call Omotoso (a Nigerian male name meaning a child equals wealth). He is a third year university...