Tag: lonely

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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50 and no…

Published: 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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Lonely in my senior year at high school

Published: December 5, 2013 | By | 14 Replies Continue Reading

A student in his senior year at high school yearns for a social life.

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Friendship: Uninvited on Thanksgiving

Published: November 26, 2013 | Last Updated: February 6, 2023 By | 7 Replies Continue Reading

It’s disappointing to be uninvited on Thanksgiving but don’t give up on a meaningful friendship because of one transgression.

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Friendship and chronic illness

Published: November 23, 2013 | Last Updated: September 28, 2023 By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

How do you maintain friendships with an unpredictable chronic illness?

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No Friends In High School: What Am I Doing Wrong?

Published: November 10, 2012 | Last Updated: May 29, 2022 By | 348 Replies Continue Reading
No Friends In High School: What Am I Doing Wrong?

A woman write: I’m nice, enthusiastic and inclusive but have no friends in high school. She asks for insights from others in this situation.

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Friendship and retirement planning

Published: November 8, 2012 | Last Updated: December 22, 2015 By | 10 Replies Continue Reading

I am a professional in my early sixties and plan to retire in three years when I am 65 year old. I am married to a very good man, have a grown up beautiful daughter yet I find myself feeling very lonely at times.

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No Friends: Why can’t I connect with a friend?

Published: April 26, 2012 | Last Updated: November 1, 2012 By | 121 Replies Continue Reading

I’m 63, retired, happily married and count my blessings. But despite a lot of effort, time, thought and I might add, money, I have completely failed in building any kind of social circle.

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Home Alone & Lonely? Some Practical Tips

Published: February 24, 2012 | Last Updated: August 1, 2013 By | 79 Replies Continue Reading

What resources are there for people who are home alone and lonely, without any family or friends? QUESTION Dear Irene, I am 63. My husband brought me here many years ago. It is rural and here, family is everything—which is nice—but I have none. My life from the beginning was similar to a child in an orphanage. I was […]

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Lonely in High School

Published: December 29, 2011 | Last Updated: March 4, 2023 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

She’s lonely in high school but the middle of high school is a difficult time to make new friends, especially in small schools and small towns.

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