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5 things to try when you feel lonely

June 20, 2019

Midnight Harmony

At certain points in my life, mostly when I was a lot younger, I experienced frequent bouts of intense loneliness. I also felt a tremendous amount of shame for my own loneliness.

Why couldn’t I be happy and social like everyone else my age? What was wrong with me?

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It took me a long time to figure out how to be comfortable in my own skin. It took me a long time to accept that loneliness is ok. It doesn’t mean there’s something wrong with me. It was just something I needed to work on without all the harsh judgements running through my head.

Socialization is largely a learned behavior. If you haven’t learned the fundamentals of how to do it, or if you’ve had bad experiences, how can you properly navigate through it?

At a certain point, I began to commit…

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