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The Feeling Was Back, And Now Inside Me!

Loneliness can strike anyone, even when surrounded by people; it is not necessarily because of our circumstances or because of who we are.

Loneliness can strike anyone, even when surrounded by people; it is not necessarily because of our circumstances or because of who we are.

The room was brimming with euphoria. The guffaws seamlessly fused into the clanking of the glasses. Humourous anecdotes were shared – some new and some fond reminiscences.

As I stood up to fetch the bowl of nachos from the kitchen, I scanned the hall and let out a smile. It was amazing to witness how my girl squad had managed to sprawl together on the miniature sofa.

I turned around to proceed but something felt weird. I began to feel sick all of a sudden. My steps became heavier and I realized I was palpitating.

It was back!

That gnawing discomfort had gripped me again. I grappled with it, pulling out all my strength from within, and finally managed to set myself free of its grasp. Or so I thought. I stared at it in the face this time, and yelled.

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Anupama Dalmia

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