Being Alive

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Sunday Night Blog

In the Company of friends

The Broadway musical “Company” is a complex study of a person’s character as only Stephen Sondheim can portray him.  The central character Robert is single.  He is alone although he has many friends.  His is a complicated life that does not want to be alone, but is afraid of commitment.  He is afraid of letting someone completely into his life.  He sings of his fears, but are they really good reasons to be alone?

HARRY: You’ve got so many reasons for not being with someone, but
Robert, you haven’t got one good reason for being alone.

So it is with many of us.  We can see the complications of having a mate, or even a date, and it makes us pull back.  When you think of all the things that may have to change by being with someone, life can seem a little too scary.  So…

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