Staying alive

Diane Ackerman on What Working at a Suicide Prevention Hotline Taught Her About the Human Spirit

“So often loneliness comes from being out of touch with parts of oneself. We go searching for those parts in other people, but there‚Äôs a difference between feeling separate from others and separate from oneself.”

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