RSSCategory: Coping with loneliness

Loneliness as a grandparent

March 23, 2017 | By | 7 Replies Continue Reading

After learning her son plans a permanent move overseas, a grandparent feels a sense of loneliness and loss.

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Making friends after separating

February 14, 2017 | By | 13 Replies Continue Reading

After separating from a long-time partner, a woman feels friendless.

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Feeling lonely? 14 Tips for getting over the holiday hump

December 6, 2015 | By | 7 Replies Continue Reading
Feeling lonely? 14 Tips for getting over the holiday hump

The holiday season can be depressing if you are feeling lonely or dispirited while everyone else seems joyous and happy.

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In the Media – On midlife loneliness

September 26, 2015 | By | 38 Replies Continue Reading
In the Media – On midlife loneliness

Writing in The Telegraph (UK), journalist Maria Lally writes about midlife loneliness.

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How to get over the holidays with no friends or family

December 20, 2013 | By | 34 Replies Continue Reading
How to get over the holidays with no friends or family

No friends or family around? 14 ideas to buoy your spirits and get you over the holiday hump

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50 and no…

December 12, 2013 | By | 33 Replies Continue Reading

A woman googles “50 and no…” to search for answers for her loneliness

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Getting Older: Fighting loneliness in small steps

October 1, 2012 | By | 30 Replies Continue Reading

Recently, a reader named Peggy sent The Friendship Doctor an email that explains how she combats feelings of loneliness through some of her interests.

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Rx for Loneliness: Get out of the house!

September 13, 2012 | By | 9 Replies Continue Reading

Here are 5 Tips for Making Friends After 50.

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Depression, loneliness and friendship

The combination of depression, pain and loneliness

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The most wonderful time of the year? Not for everyone

December 23, 2010 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

Blue Christmas services are organized by many houses of worship to provide comfort to people who are grieving, coping with chronic illness, or feeling down or lonely.

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