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What does it mean when you feel lonely all the time?

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Last Updated: 12/30/2020 at 8:44am
What does it mean when you feel lonely all the time?
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Anonymous
November 19th, 2017 12:29am
its called loneliness, when you feel you are socially alone and have no one around. it can be very effective if you have been away from everyone for quite a while.
palan
November 28th, 2017 6:09pm
To some extent, everyone feels lonely. It's rare to meet someone who really understands you and accepts you perfectly the way you are, so it's okay to feel lonely. You might try instead of avoiding it or covering it up, to really meet it. Stay in nature and turn off all electronics and social media for a day, meditate, pray, and you can find that loneliness can also lead to a deep inner satisfaction that being with people sometimes can't -- fullness in aloneness, rather than emptiness in loneliness.
IIRainOnMyParadeII
December 8th, 2017 11:16pm
I guess it can mean a lot of things but try to do something to snap out of the loneliness, or make new and meaningful friendships, feeling lonely for too much time might really take you to a bad place, it has happened to me and it can get bad. But hey, I believe that you can do it, and don't you lose hope that the lonely feeling will go away :D
BlissfulNathalie24
January 28th, 2018 8:30pm
I understand that sometimes we feel loneliness even when we are surrounded by people. It's the human condition. This is why it is better to have quality friends around rather than quantity. It could be a sign of depression or maybe you are going through a rough time and have something you need to get off your chest. Try talking with a counselor or trusted friend to get to the root of the problem.
Anonymous
January 31st, 2018 2:21am
Loneliness is something that makes you feel bad, seems your not connected with this world. Seems you have no one
quietLion4
January 31st, 2018 8:52pm
Prolonged loneliness, especially when around friends and family, is a symptom of depression. There are some self-help guides on 7Cups that might help you understand whether you do in fact suffer from depression, otherwise, you can google the common symptoms. If you believe you may suffer from depression, it is important to speak to loved ones and talk to a doctor to receive support.
friendlySky57
February 8th, 2018 8:16pm
Feeling lonely all the time might be a symptom of depression. Or it might also mean that you're just being overwhelmed by things sudden things around you and you find it hard t adjust.
Crystalskies15
February 14th, 2018 5:23pm
You are either struggling to connect with the people in your life or you are isolating yourself even though you want to be with others,
Marvelousky19
February 25th, 2018 7:39am
I think being lonely means that you need someone by your side or someone you can connect to. Being in an environment full of loneliness disconnects you from the world and you start having negative thoughts and start to overthink. You feel pretty lonely when you are not happy with the company you are with or you are internally disturbed and can't connect with the talks and people. I think you should identify the loneliness you suffer from and try to keep it low. It's okay to feel lonely sometimes but constantly and at many times makes you away from the world. Take care of yourself and feel good
Engineeringhappiness
March 8th, 2018 10:58am
if you feel empty more than lonely that means that you might be depressed. seek help. focus on what makes you happy
Anonymous
March 14th, 2018 4:11am
If you feel lonely all the time it could be you're not getting out enough. in My experience I was always lonely because I chose to stay home and not get out. get out around other people.
Anonymous
April 22nd, 2018 9:30pm
Loneliness is a thing of the mind. You could be surrounded by people and still feel lonely. What makes you feel not lonely is having a connection with someone, someone close to you.
wonderfulRecipe42
April 28th, 2018 2:48pm
being trapped inside a dark room with no windows and no doors while hearing footsteps all around you
courageousMelody48
April 29th, 2018 7:57am
You may have been feeling this way because you are isolated. Reaching out to caring friends or family members will be helpful
loquaciousRaven11
May 9th, 2018 6:43pm
When you feel lonely all the time it probably means you are feeling disconnected. It can help to seek out groups such as volunteering or hobby based (like book club or chess). It can also help to have a meaningful conversation with a friend or relative. But when we feel lonely all the time it can be a sign that we desire to connect more deeply to ourselves. A conscious practice of self-care may help.
SquidHighlight
May 10th, 2018 3:06am
It means that you need to seek some sort of help, whether that be professional or just between friends. Finding someone to talk to will help you feel heard and less lonely.
kindPanda75
May 18th, 2018 10:31pm
You don't get to talk to enough people throughout the day and that makes you feel lonely, just getting out helps a lot
Anonymous
May 19th, 2018 5:49pm
It simply means that you're unable to connect with those around you. No one gets you or understand you so in the end you feel lonely even in a large crowd.
Melissame
May 23rd, 2018 6:21pm
Do you have many close friends? Perhaps making some new ones could help. If you already have some and still feel lonely, maybe they aren't the right friends for you which could lead to feeling alone/lonely and isolated. Maybe you need friends you have things in common with.
Anonymous
May 24th, 2018 8:58am
It means that you feel, that the people surrounding you no more care/bother about you. We, may have this feeling , but all we gotta do is not let it in our mind
Anonymous
June 1st, 2018 11:56pm
Sometimes it's nice to see a friend or someone who make you feel good about yourself. Don't be afraid to have fun.
christinaxc
June 15th, 2018 12:57am
Feeling lonely all the time can be many reasons. You may not feel comfortable about yourself or you feel as if no one understands you. Improve your relationship with others and the loneliness will fade away.
Anonymous
June 21st, 2018 8:56am
It means you are probably going through some sort of depressing time. Usually I’m so stressed I isolate myself, which brings forth the loneliness.
Anonymous
June 21st, 2018 11:48am
It means that I haven't found the right person who listens to and be there when I need them, but that's why we're here.
Anonymous
June 27th, 2018 11:24am
it means you've to get some work to do. go learn new language, music instrument, dance do anything to make that time useful because time is the only thing you'll never get back
myfriendat1
June 30th, 2018 9:44am
it means you are missing some one.or you need to schedule your routine need to engage with friends and family nad time for your self improvement and your growth
Teddyyo
July 29th, 2018 2:51am
Being lonely means having nobody. Having to go through so much and never having somebody to help you
Anonymous
August 11th, 2018 4:22pm
The feeling is different from person to person and no two individuals interpret it the same way. For some, it feels like no one around understands what you're going through while for others, it feels like no one else cares enough to understand you
Anonymous
September 7th, 2018 11:46am
It means there is no one around you to support emotionally or listen to you or talk to you. It might be due to sometimes they don't like to talk to you or they might be busy or it might be they think you to be reserved person who never take initiative to talk or even say Hi to them. It means you might be lost in your thoughts or there might be something bothering you.
SensitiveHelper03
September 12th, 2018 3:52pm
it means that you have the need oh attention which isn't a bad thing. it basically means that you feel neglected by your loved ones. to achieve this you must talk to friends and family at least get social by getting involved in various social activities such as comic con, prom, halloween and much more. this will help you connect with many people and will make you feel less lonely. try not to isolate your self by ignoring people around and try making new friends,and achieve goals this will build up your self esteem and will make you feel less lonely as everyone adores you