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Don’t Be Scared To Experience Life On Your Own

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I am someone who is not scared to do things alone. I enjoy drinking coffee at a coffee shop on my own. I love having lunch at a restaurant alone. I attend parties and concerts alone without worrying about what the other people present there will think of me.

You see, there are many people out there who think that doing things alone is a bad or scary thing. Because it either means that you don’t like meeting new people and making friends or that you’re simply a “loser.” But, the social stigma that is attached to “doing things alone” is wrong on so many levels.

Three years ago, I was afraid of experiencing life on my own too. I didn’t want to go to bars and restaurants alone and I didn’t want to attend any social event on my own because I was worried that others might think I was anti-social or weird.

It was only when I realized that I had missed out on so many amazing things since I didn’t want to do them by myself that I made a decision to never be afraid of doing things alone again.

Do Things Alone

In these past three years, I’ve experienced the happiest moments of my life. I’ve gone bungee jumping, scuba diving, and skydiving on my own. I’ve gone on trips by myself – trips that I’ll never forget.

In the past three years, I’ve learned to enjoy my own company. I’ve learned to have fun on my own.

Because the truth is that not everyone will want to visit the places you want to visit. Not everyone will have the same goals, wishes, and interests in life as you. Not everyone will be willing to leave their comfort zone and venture into the unknown.

So, what you must never do is to let these people prevent you from doing the things you want to do. Do not let them make you put your life on hold since they don’t want to do the things that you want to do.

So, don’t be afraid to embark on a solo adventure. Go out into the world alone and make unforgettable memories.

You don’t have to beg anyone to join you. You don’t have to beg anyone to join you in experiencing the things you’ve always wanted to experience.

Go out into the world and experience life on your own. Observe the colors around you. Smell the flowers. Hear the sounds.

Meet new people. Make new friendships. Do the things that fill your heart with happiness and joy. Do the things that bring a sense of fulfillment into your life. And last but not least, always be yourself, no matter how hard others try to change you. 

Riley Cooper