For most of my life I didn’t understand what people meant when they said that they were lonely. I always liked being alone. Then, one day, loneliness hit me from behind and overwhelmed me. I was bewildered to the point of tears. And, perhaps, the strangest thing was that I wasn’t alone.
Here are a few tips, from our fellow bloggers (and a few other places), on how to deal with loneliness and disconnection if you find yourself in a similar situation. Think of it as your loneliness emergency kit.
Loneliness Is Not Alone – loneliness is contagious. Did you catch it from someone else?
Loneliness: Craving a Connection – loneliness when away at school for the first time: life change, associated emotions, what to do
How to Cope with Loneliness
5 Ways to Beat Loneliness
How to Fight Depression and Loneliness without Outside Help
Loneliness in Seniors; Loneliness is a Major Health Issue
Get Over Divorce Loneliness
All By Myself – How to Be Alone – love this what-to-do-when-lonely video
Loneliness – the positive side
P.S. and, if you’re just feeling blue because you’re alone, remember that being alone may be the best thing that’s happened to you. (That’s the conclusion I came to.) 😀