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Social Connection

What Is Social Connection? Social connection is the experience of feeling close and connected to others. It involves feeling loved, cared for, and valued,[1] and forms the basis of interpersonal relationships. “Connection is the energy that exists between people when they feel seen, heard and valued; when they can give and receive without judgement;...

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Loneliness

What Is Loneliness? Loneliness is a complex and usually unpleasant emotional response to isolation. Loneliness typically includes anxious feelings about a lack of connection or communication with other beings, both in the present and extending into the future. As such, loneliness can be felt even when surrounded by other people and one who feels lonely, is lonely. The...

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Ghurba (Separation)

Ghurba (Separation) Literally meaning the state of being a foreigner, homelessness, loneliness, separation, and being a stranger in one’s own land, ghurba (separation) has been defined in the Sufi language as renouncing the world with the charms to which one feels attachment on the way to the True, Desired One,...

Belief Relieves Loneliness

Belief Relieves Loneliness In His Name, glory be to Him. There is nothing that does not glorify Him with His praise.lonely and weak, May God’s peace, mercy, and grace be upon you and your brothers so long as days and nights continue, afternoons follow each other, the moon reappears after...

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Individualism and Solitude

Individualism and Solitude Many of the fundamental doctrines and attributes of Western civilization are a mixture of Greek-Roman values and a distorted Christianity. They are ultimately derived from ancient, pagan myths, one of the best harms of which is the legend of Prometheus who ‘stole’ fire from the gods at...

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