Podcast 338 | The Loneliness Epidemic

May 3, 2022

In this episode of The Minimalists Podcast , The Minimalists speak with Dr. John Delony, author of Own Your Past, Change Your Future , about loneliness, friendship, love, lust, and jobs that make people miserable, and they answer the following questions:

  • How do I ensure I don’t fall back into crippling codependency as I explore building relationships again?
  • How do we intentionally practice solitude?
  • What is the difference between solitude and hiding?
  • How do we make friends as adults?
  • Is there any issue in striving to associate with like-minded individuals over open-minded individuals?
  • Where is the best place to find a long-term partner or spouse?
  • What are the differences between love, like, and lust?
  • How do I determine whether to keep a job I detest that makes me miserable, yet provides well for myself and my daughter?
  • How do we transition from an overabundance of acquaintances to fewer, more meaningful relationships?

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  • “Less isn’t always better, but too much is too much every time.” —Joshua Fields Millburn
  • “It’s hard to be a friend when you are your own worst enemy.” —Ryan Nicodemus

Mentioned in This Episode

  • Added Value: Rothaniel
  • Attend: The Ramsey Show
  • Book: Love People, Use Things
  • Book: Own Your Past, Change Your Future
  • Community: Meetup.com
  • Community: Minimalist.org
  • Contribute: Bridging the Financial Literacy Gap
  • Instagram: Dr. John Delony
  • Instagram: Mallory French
  • Instagram: How to Write Better
  • Instagram: Jordan Moore
  • Instagram: Podcast Shawn
  • Instagram: Jessica Williams
  • Instagram: Danny Unknwn
  • Meetup: Minimalist.org
  • Patreon: The Minimalists
  • Podcast: How to Love
  • Podcast: Love People Use Things—Houston
  • Resources: The Minimalists
  • Subscribe: The Minimalists
  • Text: 937-202-4654
  • Tour: The Minimalists
  • Twitter: Dr. John Delony
  • Website: The Dr. John Delony Show

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