Posts by Varun Pahwa

Varun Pahwa is the founder of Uprisehigh.com, a website covering topics related to relationship, self-help, and spirituality. With a mission to provide helpful life advice so people don't feel alone, Varun has assisted many through dating challenges, relationship problems, and general life issues via articles and one-on-one support. His expertise helps readers improve their lives across relationships, personal growth, and more.

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How Being Alone Made Me Fall in Love with Myself

“Solitude is where one discovers one is not alone.” ~Marty Rubin

“No one invites me to their party.” That’s what middle school was like for me, anyway. No matter how hard I tried, I could never really fit in with any friend groups.

It seemed like everyone got the instructions on who to hang with and where to sit except me.

I was the serious, quiet type. And the gossipers and sleepover crews didn’t want serious and reserved. So I bounced around, making a buddy here and there. But I was never fully brought into the social scene.

At first, …