5 thoughts on “Is There A Real Remedy For Loneliness?

  • June 27, 2018 at 10:52 am

    My remedy for loneliness is death. When my parents are no longer about I will call it a day. I am a 52yr old male who has never had a girlfriend and live in the UK.

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  • June 27, 2018 at 10:59 am

    After clinically diagnosed with Childhood PTSD, Oppositional Defiance, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, and spending a fortune on therapy as an adult, I’ve learned to pick better friends, go for a walk, eat well, do what you love, and most importantly, remember there is a spiritual element to all healing. Thank you for the article! I enjoyed it.

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  • June 28, 2018 at 8:46 pm

    Five years ago I would of never considered myself to be part of the lonely population. And then out of no where depression came knocking and I must of accidentally let him in. And he doesn’t seem to be going anywhere which sucks. Believe me, I have tried around 10 AD, 1 stimulant and 1 of something else I can’t remember the name. Everyone of them was bad. Then, finally I decided to give it one more shot and by this time we were just drawing randomly from a hat because why not! And low and behold Prozac is where it’s at!

    Well I thought so anyways and it may actually still be better than the others but the minute I started feeling better and I don’t use the word “better” too often, something has to come along and turn everything inside out. I noticed my cat, VetaBug wasn’t behaving like normal and in a matter of 4 days I lost her. She was my cat daughter. I am a married mother of 3 boys 4 if you include my husband and we also have 2 other boy cats. She has been with me and gotten me thru the past several years of hell. Sometimes she was the only one who would hold my hand and I mean hold it, like grab my hand and hold it. She did it every time she would jump on my bed and hang out with me. My husband is one of those people who doesn’t understand depression and thinks he knows how to fix it and if I would just listen to him I would be better by now. So, obviously my cat played a big part in my life when your married to someone like that. NOW, I have never ever felt so alone than I ever had before and I have been so incredibly lonely it’s indescribable. Add this to that and………………….Reading this article was frightening. Equivalent to 15 cigarettes a day!!

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  • June 29, 2018 at 7:19 pm

    The only way I was able to be free of feeling lonely was through TheReleaseEffect The lonely feelings weren’t about the present, they were triggers from the past, now I actually enjoy being alone when I’m alone and the paradox is that I now have a social life as well. Life is strange.

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  • July 1, 2018 at 6:57 pm

    This article leaves me feeling empty. I was looking for the authors’ in-depth discussion of COMBATING LONELINESS. Mostly, this article speaks of the facts of loneliness and who is lonely.

    It also, wrongfully, points out some physically-disabling and life-shortening
    CONSEQUENCES OF LONELINESS.

    What is lacking is an in-depth protocol for turning loneliness into felicitous
    human contact.

    Also missing: Certain personalities require more aloneness than other personalities. Such as inventors, artists, writers, composers, et al.
    ALONENESS DOES NOT EQUAL LONELINESS! (Of course, when such persons are finished with a specific project, they will notice they’ve lost contact with friends and missed some social events. And this is hard for them. Which requires the socially-gifted to reach out, also, to give such
    persons a warm welcome when he or she is socially available.)

    Perhaps we need an article on how the socially-fortunate/socially-gifted
    can reach out to their creative relatives and acquaintances to keep them
    “socialized”. The GIFTED ALONER has the “disconnect” deficit, according to the article. Why not prompt the socially-adept (who have that as their talent) to reach out periodically to their so-called “lonesome” acquaintances?

    Why are we always asking the afflicted to fix themselves? Since the socially-strong know how to do this better, please ask them to reach out to the personalities who put socialization secondary to their life endeavors.
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