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Posted 05 December 2012 - 03:18 PM
Even surrounded by many family and friends?
So many times lately I feel so alone, even though I know I'm not. I have a great family whom I love with every beat of my heart, so many friends, who are more than just acquaintances, but I still feel so alone.
Do you ever feel like this? I'd so like to know I'm not the only one.
Posted 05 December 2012 - 03:23 PM
What the heck is normal anyway I say??
I have felt like this before and felt kind of weird/guilty because I had support etc close by. But sometimes components of your life just cant be understood by people even when they are close.
I guess for me I felt alone because of that, people not understanding/experiencing what I was in some components of my life.
Sorry if that was just a babble.
Posted 05 December 2012 - 03:25 PM
Yeah, sometimes, and it usually means I need to pay more attention to my mental health. Sometimes getting enough sleep, regular exercise and good food fixes it, sometimes I need therapy/drugs. So...if it goes on for more than a few weeks, and you feel kind of teary or worthless or hopeless, go tell your doctor about it.
Other than that,
Posted 05 December 2012 - 03:31 PM
TBH OP I only feel like that when I am stressed and something is getting me down.
Most times these days I do live in the moment and am able to enjoy the happiness and joy that comes my way.
I hope you are ok op, have you ever thought of maybe talking to someone close to you about this or maybe even talking to a counsellor. I am not saying that to be mean or anything but just I have been there before and it is not a happy place to be.
Posted 05 December 2012 - 03:48 PM
I've felt like that before, but it was when I was suffering from depression. When it's under control I don't feel like it at all. Not saying that's the case for you, but just another perspective
Posted 05 December 2012 - 03:57 PM
Wow I didn't even consider depression, so maybe, if it keeps up, a trip to the Dr might be in order.
I am glad I'm not the only one to feel this way. I hate it so much
Posted 05 December 2012 - 04:03 PM
Depression. And grief in my case.
It's horrible isn't it OP?
Posted 05 December 2012 - 04:11 PM
Yes countrymel, grief is so personal and isolating, isn't it.
Yes it can be normal to feel that way, OP. Sometimes it can be a sign of something more sinister.
Posted 05 December 2012 - 08:47 PM
That's how I feel 90% of the time but I've only realized in the last couple of days that I might have depression.
Posted 05 December 2012 - 08:51 PM
I used to feel like that all the time, I was depressed. Treatment has changed my life!
Posted 05 December 2012 - 08:52 PM
I feel like that if my needs aren't being met- maybe time to see a psychologist to help sort it out?
Posted 05 December 2012 - 09:04 PM
Yes, when I was depressed I felt disconnected from everyone. Even with a great family and loving husband I felt lonely.
2 weeks after I started meds that feeling disappeared.
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