Afrophire Joins the Fight Against Loneliness

Just saying HELLO

Afrophire Magazine

Ever felt lonely? I know I’ve felt loneliness many times in my life. As a military spouse it seems like loneliness is always knocking on my door. Loneliness and I used to get together and cry during my husband’s lengthy trainings, overnight watches, and let’s not even talk about our wild pity parties during my husband’s deployments.

The thing that I’ve learned from my time spent with loneliness is that it is a choice. We have the choice to either let loneliness in or to send it packing. I’ve chosen to join the fight against loneliness by participating in the Just Say Hello Campaign by Oprah and Skype. If you’re unfamiliar with the campaign, I encourage you to take a look at this inspiring video.

Now that you see what it’s all about, I urge you to join the fight by saying one simple word… “Hello”. Here are some ways to…

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