Feeling lonely when in
the company of others can be a real problem for some single people. It
suggests that you are with people with whom you do not connect. Even
though they may be your 'friends' or people you have known for a long
time, at this point there is no connection between you and they.
To tackle this, you need
to recreate these connections, either with these people or with new
Take a look at the
website links below to seek help and advice in how to deal with loneliness
and how to reconnect with your friends.
out new friends, new contacts. The Internet provides a great way of doing
this through email, chatrooms, and a range of websites. If you want to use
the internet to find new contacts and new friends, we'd suggest enrolling
at Friendfinder.com. It's
free to try and not very expensive after that.
The Loneliness Workbook
Read how other people perceived and suffered
loneliness. Read too of ways of overcoming your loneliness in
Links to Loneliness
: Coping with Loneliness
Allexperts.com is a free
service that features thousands of volunteers in the areas of medicine,
arts, TV, sports, music, travel, humanities, love, education, business,
religion and more waiting to answer your one-on-one questions, and all for
IVillage : Is it OK to be alone ?
Has ways of helping you to develop an
effective plan to
overcome chronic loneliness.
ReconnectingU is dedicated to
supporting the mental health and well being of individuals as they move
through life's major transitions.
Ways to escape isolation,
loneliness, and rejection. How to find happiness, friendship and
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