I Don’t Have Any Friends – Loneliness PART 1

This isn’t a highly talked about issue -yet – although I know there’s so many people that think like this – that feel like this. First off, know you aren’t alone in this. There’s many, many, many others who feel and experience this. If this is you, then today, this article is for you. Mother Teresa said that, “Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty.” ― Mother Teresa You feel alone. There isn’t anyone that you’d call a “real” friend or anyone that you “connect” with. You don’t feel like you belong. It’s lonely not being close to anyone really. There’s this uncomfortable feeling that accompanies loneliness…shame maybe? Because it’s not a topic that you can just bring up in chit chat like you could if you had a minor cold. When someone asks, “How are you doing?” you can’t really say, “I’m lonely and friendless.” or you can, but not too many people take that route. It seems socially awkward and others don’t generally know how to respond to that so most people don’t say anything at all and the loneliness grows. It’s not a fun place. I know. I’ve been there too. But there is HOPE and LOVE and FRIENDSHIP available to you RIGHT THIS VERY SECOND. You don’t need to spend another moment in loneliness anymore – IF YOU DON’T WANT TO. You’re probably asking, “Why would anyone want to???” but like all feelings – it’s a choice (even though you don’t realize it yet) and sometimes, you may choose to feel alone and that’s okay too. We all have CIRCUMSTANCES* in life (things beyond our control – ex: the actions and thoughts of others) in life that generate THOUGHTS in our heads. Those thoughts are going to create how we FEEL. … Continue reading I Don’t Have Any Friends – Loneliness PART 1