I’m still busy because I work lol so I don’t have a lot of time either, ironically. Very good service and clothing. Reply I am lonely isolated and depressed. And we know how often those messages from society are healthful and totally concerned with our well-being Kudos to him for finding ways around it. What have I said wrong? Thank you for reaching out. Reply It most of my life Ive been overweight and even my own mother made fun of me for it. Would give 12039284 stars if I could! Reply Still, the relationships might seem rather shallow. I think much can be learnt if we do this. This article helped a bit but my situation doesn’t sound the same and I don’t know what to do. I lost dad 2 yrs ago. AARON VESS February 14th, 2014 As if I don’t matter. The strange thing is I don’t beat myself up by believing that I’m strange for instance, or incapable, or lacking in confidence, in fact, I think I have developed a kind of social phobia ‘but’ adversely, I’m as lonely as hell, depressed and can’t raise any effort or motivation to do anything about it. I am men. I have one grown child and she is my only family. Nice owner and friendly vibes. C August 14th, 2016 My wife wants me to go back to work to get back my self confidence mainly and well extra income as well even though we wouldnt get any further ahead as children daycare costs etc. It would be unethical on both of us. So many of the comments here resonate with how I am feeling. There are no requirements or specific place one must be on the mental health scale to feel lonely & depressed. Being lonely is not necessary a bad thing, I think everyone needs some “alone time” to think. People are crazy and shallow. But when I’m nervous in a social situation my main concern is to keep talking, not relax and be present and think calm and evenly about what I’m saying. Interesting article. All of my “friends” are married, in relationships and don’t have time or interest in going out without their partner. I highly recommend it to anyone out there struggling. I have two sisters and a mum, my dad and the rest of my family on both sides doesn’t bother with us, so i have been ”rejected” from a young age. because Im not. And here i am being loved and care for. You must remember that you are as strong as you tell yourself. Being single when your kid leaves the nest is just torture nothing can prepare you for it . Hey John, I think we would both be surprised to hear just how many others feel this at one time or another. The more I look inward the worse I feel and the more I look outward the stranger the world feels to me like the conversations that are going on around me are in a different langue. Kids who actively cared for a pet—not just saying they loved the family’s cat or dog—were 2.5 times more likely to keep up healthy blood sugar levels, the study found. Reply I had the chance to experience a different life style in Europe. I want to be better I feel lost and not able to focus on today with out these thought getting in my way. I have friends that are girls too, and I share some of my personal stuff to them. I hope things will get better . I sometimes question weather life is all worth it, my parents do know I have depression but I bottle it up when I’m with them, I am involved at my church and involved and outside in life, but sometimes I wonder if GOD truly wants me to live if I’m suffering so much inside. Deepak Chopra has a saying I like “Every time you are tempted to react n the same old way, ask yourself if you want to be a prisoner of the past or…a pioneer of the future.”. Sarah May 10th, 2014 BEING SO DEPRESSED SO ALONE IS PERFECT RECIPE FOR BAD OUTCOME…ENDING LIFE. We’ve known each other since 2009 and have only been out on ONE date. Why can’t I be like them. But I can go for day’s without hearing from anyone. This helped a lot. But when I was there all I needed was to have financial security. I have been feeling very lonely and its like my mind is not looking forward to the next day so I just sleep it away. My husband has a stable job but all he thinks is his work and when his home he always play games on his android or he always on his laptop. I have no friends and my children are grown and have their own lives they really dont spend any time with me anymore. take care and try to be strong. I understand what you are going through. My daughter is grown & gone I am single & all my friends are married . We may feel that the world around us is threatening or beyond our control. thanks. Visiting friends home made me more lonely and feeling incomplete…as they have kids and their life is completed with family charm while I felt like I don’t have. All of this is random and hard to follow, but it felt nice to rant. Reply Reply Reply But…..each day we are given the gift of life and I think that is what the old people you refer to understand. Not being confident is something women can literally sense.So with this comes a circle that is self perpetuating and spirals gently downwards. John i have felted that way my whole life and i am 46 now and still feel that way. but I believe strongly that I am a likeable person. I’ll tell you the media at large presses upon us the idea that people need people. Almost of not all my friends are now married, with kids, which is not my case, and being absent for so long made me “fall off the radar”. I go to counciling but that doesnt seem to work because im not comfortable enough to talk to her and tell her my feelings because im very shy, and i find it hard to talk to people im not comfortable with. This, to me, is tragic. After recognizing her unhealthiness, I forced myself to leave and never contact her again. I had friends I trusted and loved, people who cared about me… my family issues are never ending because of my sexuality, and when I decided to come out hell let lose.. It’s a blessing if you are so responsible and strong at only 16 years old. i keep evaluating myself, but always end up alone… nothing has changed. I know I have something to offer. I am even jealous of my elder brother. I become isolated and loniless. What else can you ask for... Good quality, thoughtful messaging. Reply Take care. The funny thing is I’ve been told I am handsome, attractive and all kinds of other compliments and women do smile at me sometimes, yet I myself can feel unattractive, and depressed. There were a few relationships after that but nothing like a marrige… However…. It did not go well initially. I know uncertainty is a reality for everyone, but it really shook me just now. keep your head up, set up goals in life and if you cant…idk dream big , disregard if you ARENT.. -_- seriously this site is here to help people not make fun of. Reply I cant believe i have so much in common with most peoples posts. Oh well. My son is an only child and I am worried sick. I have no friends or family close by, and as said partner can only come when he is free. Please reach out!! assuming its more than a year now, things would have worked out one way or other. This is a free hotline available 24 hours a day to anyone in emotional distress or suicidal crisis. Great store, awesome ethical sourced and made clothes. Not only do I love the clothes but they have the absolute best customer service. I feel abandoned and useless I never had diff men in my home where did I go wrong I don’t understand, John I know exactly how you feel everyone that I know says that I’m funny smart and likeable but I don’t feel like any of those I feel like I’m alone and like no one loves me I’m to afraid to ask this girl out because I feel like I’m not good enough for her so I haven’t asked but I’ve liked her for 3 years and still can’t talk to her without joking and being immature. Everything about this brand makes you feel good things. I am so glad to see this topic of discussion I have a critical inner voice not often representative of what is happening in reality, though sometimes these thoughts happen when a situation happens where it triggers me to question my self worth. Is there a good forum or place for people like us to talk? None of them are in the favor of this marriage and the girl told her mom about the guys disliking too, but her mom wouldn’t listen. And we can b what we want, so just accept and be happy, don’t expect. Please please…. I’m a Stay at Home mom to my 17 month old daughter. I feel so lonely. NO Designed based entirely on what we’d like to wear when cold. But the thought of her living with that family and interacting with the guy is killing me. Absolutely amazing quality tees and fantastic customer service! I’m exhausted. Try to do it even if you don’t feel like it. hello everyone here ! I feel I don’t have the right to feel this way, but I do quite often… This is such a sweet remark James! Reply It’s been very tough to go to school and come home to take care of my baby bro and not being able to start homework till 9 or 10 at night. I got this wild face mask from LKC - the Sapphire one, has gold running through it. Today I will change for the better and never look back. when his with his officemate he is always happy and smiling. Fran August 28th, 2014 The designs are always fresh and incredible, and I love the positive messages behind them. Love that they promote self care and mental health as well as showing support to their followers through online presence. The softest and most affordable leggings you’ll ever see. I’ve had past experiences of bullying, rejection and ostracism (even at work). She roams with bpth of them n dont even think to tell me. I’m really worried though because I’ve self-induced vomiting twice in about 10 days (including today) and I’m scared I’m going to fall back into old habits. They know what to say something and when to say it. There were a few relationships after that but nothing like a marrige… However… Ethical Company. Ale March 23rd, 2020 You are a strong girl. i am also studying abroad and feeling lonely and can’t organize my day. I get it. We are all (Be)loved… we simply need to do the hard task of living into it. Ironically she was dying in a nursing home and begged me to take her home to die. 10 eggs/10. Isolation – Even when you are feeling isolated from others, you can begin to recognize your common humanity. I am 33 years old. It is so painful. You are not alone. This article should come with a warning. can anyone please help??????? I feel lonely…. It’s very hard to get past cheating and lies from others you were close with. Anon May 21st, 2014 My appearance, my personality—–I feel weird and awkward, even though I know there are people who like me and enjoy my company. i really wanna say i am happy being with you and thank you . Well priced, ethically produced, Aussie made and bloody hilarious. I like your questionmark at the end ^^ don’t know if it was on purpose, but the thing with crying is that it is a relief, but the problems don’t disappear from it. At least good to know that there are many people feeling same like me in this world. I’m always alone in my dark room, and I could hear their voices which makes me more depressed. Once someone recognizes (experiences) that the label of mental illness is a farce, that the laws of nature or God (whatever the philosophy); that natural law trumps aristocratic, contrived, dogmatic law, he/she instantly is on the road to full healing and interconnection. I am a frequent customer with LKC! I know the feeling. As a result my loneliness is real & physical not just some “critical inner voice” bullshit. The fact is that the nature of the system we live in keeps people feeling separate by default and thus is a breeding ground for isolation and despair. I often have thoughts that I will live with my parents my whole life and that nothing will never change. and mass ignorance are not an enemy of the psychiatric establishment rather they are the means in which they keep their positions of power and control over the individual. I am so glad to see I am not alone in having these unwanted feelings. Always great to shop with LKC! I have a hard time relaxing around people and I think people can take me the wrong way. The sadness of my life has now taken its toll and I,m finding it very hard to ignore. maybe volunteer, or do some hobby ( I like drawing, it relaxes me so much) or join some clubs, or go to church. I want to give up on life alot these days, but I remember how beautiful life was, so at this point I just want to try everything I can. I do think that our society has become more inward and selfish. Best wishes to all! Fight hard against the critical inner voices that try to talk you into isolating yourself. An amazing store with so much care and thought put into each product. All the best. I went in and created my own shirt dress it was so much fun. I mentally beat myself up I feel that I have no value to this world and don’t know how to take charge again. I wish I could meet you all and be friends and be there for each . Plus, in today’s world people are so isolated, everyone’s minding their own business, as people said it here it feels very superficial even when you go out with someone. So I am trying to look at it as positive. It tends to focus on my performance at work (you could have done that better etc.) I am very alone I don’t know?It hurts me from inside and I am really very upset.I don’t know wat to do?don’t feel like I am for did world.I use to cry daily n no 1 is there for me to stop.once I had friends but now nobody is there.what to do? Flo December 20th, 2016 The sadness of my life has now taken its toll and I,m finding it very hard to ignore. Thank you so very much hope you do good. Everyone who meets and hangs with me says I’m cool or funny…but most of the time I don’t feel that way at all. An love yourself ☺️. I’ve tried to connect with new people but I don’t have anything to talk about and it doesn’t last. Sorry I ramble. Andy August 28th, 2014 all i ever wanted was to be happy at least some part of my life. I love getting all my random tees from LKC! Brilliant ethical fashion company with plenty of personality and lots of love. Jesus said I am with you, I will never leave you or forsake you. I also am Catholic and go to church am involved at my church but the parishioners are older and I have not met anyone. Dear Anonymous, We read your comments (some not published here) and are concerned about the feelings you expressed. I have mastered the art). It’s easy to say when you’re lonely, hang out with friends. I have always had relationship issues and have started to follow the advice of Dr. Robi Ludwig. Some very old people seem to have a handle on this and feel happy even at their old age so why should I be in self-pity mode all the time? Sorry for the typos my kindle chooses words. I have such pent-up emotion, I need to release it before I explode. So I told her how I felt and she started spending more time with me. , etc., etc.”. But I never wanted them to solve my problems. I know uncertainty is a reality for everyone, but it really shook me just now. The girl’s mom thinks that since we belong to different sects in Islam we have no future, cuz even if we had a future it would be marred by problems. Jim April 15th, 2014 kuldeep September 14th, 2017 I got to visit the store earlier this year and it was a great place! I’ve suffered with it for the last ten years and it can be incredibly isolating. This theory about depression and isolation only has so long before psychologists won’t throw it around casually. I feel sad soon after because I realise I’ve wasted my whole day. I have made a living at the same job for over 20 years as well (after high school plus additional schooling were completed), with the satisfaction of having been able to provide a great example to my kids about the rewards of hard work. Reply NHON March 10th, 2016 I have been to school counselling but they are no good, and do not help at all, i’ve been to the doctors but only got told i had ”anxiety” which is caused by stress and depression and been transferred to CAMHS but i have to catch a bus, and couldn’t get there, so now i’m stuck. Someone please help me. My parents never seem interested in anything and I am always the one starting conversations when I am around people, I do wait for others to start them or to ask me questions, but nobody ever does, my dad has never asked me about anything, my mom does occasionally, but I feel only half the time is listening. Fast forward, I’m now living as a recluse, just listening to classical music which I love, pass by people when I’m out shopping for instance like a ship in the night, don’t even want to say ‘hi’ and just have very little motivation to do anything. And Warwick is an absolute legend!!. Thanks to technology, you can connect with more people—and do so more conveniently—than at any other time in history. I constantly feel unworthy to be in this position and often feel like the outcast in social situations. PS I was diagnosed with having clinical depression at around age 30 however; I am certain I struggled with it as a teenager. Don’t forget about pets, highly recommended, unconditional love and affection. Joining a church might help too. Me too Hi, I’m 25 and I totally relate to everything you just said – like almost too much. Great support team with flexible payment options! My friends all say the lovely thing about me is that men drooled over me when I was out anywhere. 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