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Retired and Feeling Disconnected

Published: September 18, 2020 | By | 8 Replies Continue Reading
Retired and Feeling Disconnected

Many people are feeling disconnected during the pandemic. This retired therapist has lost her friends and seeks advice.

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How can I find friends in the school lunchroom?

Published: December 16, 2016 | Last Updated: February 10, 2017 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

The lunchroom can be a very lonely place when you are the “new kid on the block.”

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Shut out by friends

Published: July 29, 2016 | By | 18 Replies Continue Reading

A reader asks how to handle being shut out by a whole group of friends.

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Concerned mom worries about her lonely 7-year-old

Published: June 4, 2016 | By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

How can I help my 7-year-old son feel better about school and his friendships?

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A student dreads going to school without friends

Published: March 19, 2016 | Last Updated: April 16, 2016 By | 13 Replies Continue Reading

If you dread going to school because you feel lonely, you need to reach out for help and advice.

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International Student Feels Friendless and Adrift

Published: December 23, 2015 | Last Updated: September 1, 2021 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

An international student feels stressed and unhappy after moving to the U.S. from India and asks for advice on what to do.

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Reader Wisdom: On loneliness over the holidays

Published: December 8, 2015 | By | 20 Replies Continue Reading
Reader Wisdom: On loneliness over the holidays

On a thread called “Why Would Someone Have No Friends?,” a reader commented that she felt lonely and isolated over the holidays. Many people feel that way at this time of year. She wrote: …I don’t have a family. No parents, no siblings. None. My cousins are all over the world, and since we were […]

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Feeling lonely? 14 Tips for getting over the holiday hump

Published: December 6, 2015 | Last Updated: January 9, 2016 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

Published: September 26, 2015 | Last Updated: 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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All I want is to have one friend

Published: May 23, 2015 | By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

A young teen has trouble making friends, hoping to get close to at least one friend at high school.

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