Recovery is not about having a perfect life. I am only realizing this now after years of in and out of remission from anorexia.
Johan Hari explores loneliness and isolation in his book Lost Connections. I’ve seen this again and again in my own clients- they very often feel lonely in this world, or struggle to reach out and connect, especially when they feel anxious and depressed. Research shows that our world is becoming more isolated, lonely and depressed.