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If I hold you and you hold me, you might be alone.
If I hold you and you don't hold me, someone could be following you.
If I don't hold you but you hold me, you're very helpful.
If neither of us holds the other, you might have a reason to be happy.

Who am I?

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I have some misgivings about this answer but I think you are

A wheelchair

If I hold you and you hold me, you might be alone.

"I hold you" refers to sitting in a wheelchair, "you hold me" indicates the individual holding the chair and operating it. If someone is operating their own wheelchair they might be alone (or there's a good chance they aren't) but the main point is to contrast the situations in lines 2 and 3 where they definitely are not alone.

If I hold you and you don't hold me, someone could be following you.

If the person is in the wheelchair but not operating it then somebody might be pushing them, essentially following behind.

If I don't hold you but you hold me, you're very helpful.

If somebody is not in a wheelchair but is operating one then they are probably pushing somebody else. In many circumstances, this is a helpful act.

If neither of us holds the other, you might have a reason to be happy.

If you are not in a wheelchair or operating one, you might be happier. This is the line I'm uncomfortable with - sure, it might indicate recovery from an illness but, more often than not I would say, individuals in a wheelchair are not unhappy.

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    $\begingroup$ I'm not saying that they are unhappy but if you could choose you would probably not want to be in that situation, so if you're not, that's one reason to be happy. The people in that situation usually still have other reasons to be happy though. $\endgroup$ – Robalni Jan 16 at 9:59
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My answer:

A funeral.

Explanation:

"I hold you" means the funeral holds us, for example, in a coffin.
"You hold me" means we hold the funeral.

If I hold you and you hold me, you might be alone.

If one holds their own funeral, it usually means that they die alone.

If I hold you and you don't hold me, someone could be following you.

If one dies and the funeral is not held by that person, it means that there are relatives and/or friends nearby.

If I don't hold you but you hold me, you're very helpful.

If one holds a funeral for someone else, they would be very helpful.

If neither of us holds the other, you might have a reason to be happy.

No one wants to die, nor weep at a funeral.

Who am I?

A funeral.

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You are FEAR
If you feel fear then you are alone.

When fear gets hold of you maybe someone is following you.

Many times if you are anxious for various reasons it might be helpful.

If you do not feel fear this is a reason to be happy

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