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How to Deal with Loneliness

If you want to know how to deal with loneliness and depression, we’re here to help. After talking with 1000s of women in the community, we have developed a series of articles designed to help you find friends who share your interests. We hope you find them useful!

The Battle Against Senior Loneliness: 5 Ways to Make New Habits That Keep You Engaged
6 days ago

The Battle Against Senior Loneliness: 5 Ways to Make New Habits That Keep You Engaged

Loneliness is a funny thing; it can sneak up on you when you least expect it. Have you found that you’re not socializing as much at this point in your life? Read More

Rethinking Loneliness – How the Search for Friendship is Really the Search for Ourselves
3 weeks ago

Rethinking Loneliness – How the Search for Friendship is Really the Search for Ourselves

Loneliness is a complex problem. For starters, being alone is not the same as being lonely. Our feelings of loneliness come from how we interpret our situation, not from the simple fact that we are by ourselves. Read More

Feeling Lonely? Maybe it’s Time to Take a Chance with Intimacy and Ask the “Tough Questions”?
3 weeks ago

Feeling Lonely? Maybe it’s Time to Take a Chance with Intimacy and Ask the “Tough Questions”?

As anyone who has experienced loneliness can tell you, feeling lonely is not the same as being alone. At the same time, it is possible to have many people in your life, while still feeling lonely.

Sometimes, the circumstances that lead to our loneliness are out of our control. Some of us have lost our spouses or gone through a divorce. Others have children who are building their own lives in another part of the world. Read More

Building an Aging Alone Plan – Solving the Solo Epidemic
1 month ago

Building an Aging Alone Plan – Solving the Solo Epidemic

By  •  Lifestyle

Living alone is a luxury for single people. In my case, I relish having total privacy. It’s because I grew up sharing a bedroom with a sibling. Then, I left home for college and moved into a dorm, only to share another small room. Read More

How to “Unthink” Your Way Into Overcoming Loneliness
2 months ago

How to “Unthink” Your Way Into Overcoming Loneliness

A recent study saying that loneliness and social isolation are a major health hazard is no surprise to millions of people who are alone and lonely. Not having the fundamental human experience of connectedness is painful and even dangerous, especially if you are older. Read More

Is Loneliness Really the Want of Intimacy?
2 months ago

Is Loneliness Really the Want of Intimacy?

One of the most common misconceptions about loneliness is that it goes away as we add more people to our lives. Nothing could be further from the truth. In fact, many people that I know have 100’s of “friends” on Facebook. They may even live with someone else. But, they still feel lonely. Read More

The Empty Chair: The One Essential Way for the Bereaved to Cope Better with That First Christmas
2 months ago

The Empty Chair: The One Essential Way for the Bereaved to Cope Better with That First Christmas

You imagine ahead to your traditional dinner: you know what you will be eating, you know who you will be celebrating with, you know where you will be – but suddenly your heart drops. This year there will be an empty chair round that table. Read More

Spending Christmas Alone? 8 Things to Do if You’re Alone for the Holidays
2 months ago

Spending Christmas Alone? 8 Things to Do if You’re Alone for the Holidays

The holidays aren’t always a happy time – for some they’re reminders that they are lone, whether they’re widowed, divorced, separated or simply away from family and friends. Add grief to that and it’s even more difficult. Loneliness is painful. Read More

4 Wonderful Ways to Conquer Loneliness When You’re Part of the 60-Plus Crowd
2 months ago

4 Wonderful Ways to Conquer Loneliness When You’re Part of the 60-Plus Crowd

The Internet is probably the greatest purveyor of communication since the printing press. Thanks to that brilliant invention, the world is now virtually connected with the click of a mouse. Read More

4 Positive Ways to Deal with Loneliness Over the Holidays
2 months ago

4 Positive Ways to Deal with Loneliness Over the Holidays

We can be sailing along just fine – independent, self-contained, pursuing our own interests, plenty of friends, regular contact with family members, and then boom! – the holidays come upon us and we feel like our ship starts to sink. Read More