I have lived by myself in New York City for many years. Spending time unaccompanied is familiar and comfortable for many who live in single households in Manhattan.
Even though I love people, I often retreat in order to recharge, so I never thought that the solitary nature of the lockdown was going to have an impact on me.
But hearing from how others are struggling with the isolation has helped me recognize that I was wrong. I’m a therapist, and many of my clients have shared with me that they have been having vivid dreams of people they haven’t seen — or thought of — in years, and nightmares of events they had not remembered in a long time.Read more on themighty.com