‘Loneliness, aloneness and at-one-ness’ – defining loneliness

An article named Milk Shake by Mary Ruefle begins
I am never lonely and never bored. Except when I bore myself, which is my definition of loneliness—to bore oneself. ……. – from The Paris Review ISSUE 216, SPRING 2016

I wish I’d had that definition when I was teaching children!

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