We all know couples who have broken up because one (or both) of the parties began experiencing the FOMO itch, the fear that their bond was somehow “less than” everyone else’s as measured by some digital social yardstick.
But there is another, as-yet-undefined concept plaguing our relationships and screwing massively with our lives.
Long-term loneliness and being alone is something different.
The problem is that being alone isn’t about being without someone or not.
WHAT FACTORS ARE IMPORTANT FOR RELATIONSHIP SUCCESS? Fear of rejection may underlie all of these situations.