her·mit Pronunciation Key (hûr’mĭt)
n. A person who has withdrawn from society and lives a solitary existence; a recluse
lep·er Pronunciation Key (lĕp’ər)
n. A person who is avoided by others; a pariah.
cul-de-sac Pronunciation Key (kŭl’dĭ-săk’, kŏŏl’-)
n. A dead-end street.
Have turned into one. A hermit/leper who’s in an emotional cul-de-sac. And am mighty tired of it.