I Think Being Alone Is Unhealthy

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 92 People

    Well, Not Really Alone....

    In support groups, we hear a lot about how bad "isolating" is, and how we should learn to socialize and not spend all our time in our heads, and we get encouraged to get out and make new friends all the time. We're encouraged to pay attention to everyone, to have patience and...
    sugarfooties sugarfooties
    5 Responses Jun 21, 2011

    Alone & Unhealthy

    If a person is constantly alone, then it can be unhealthy unless it doesn't bother them.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr
    36-40, F
    Aug 16, 2011

    How? Romantically or like completely isolated.

    As long as you have good friends you should be fine.
    CutiePie199 CutiePie199
    22-25, F
    Jun 3, 2014

    Good Company

    Love and Affection As well as Good friendship and Company HELP !
    PinkZlollipopZ PinkZlollipopZ
    22-25, F
    1 Response Sep 12, 2011

    Alone My Whole Life

    I have been alone my whole life. My parents never cared for me. Never had (real) friends. I always feel lonely. I have so much love to give just no one to give it to. It hurts me, makes me depressed. I am scared I don't even know how to be with someone :s Love, Doll
    fragiledoll fragiledoll
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Oct 4, 2010


    I live in a major city and everyday I see couples walking hand in hand together...laughing, hugging, kissing, etc.  Sometimes I'm not bothered, but other times I feel this pang deep inside me...it isn't that someone else holds my happiness...I truly believe that there are...
    Grin32 Grin32
    31-35, M
    1 Response Apr 25, 2010

    It's Pretty Much A Fact

    I have read that having alot of friends and a support system increases your longevity. Among other things. People ask me my secret of how I look so young. The only thing I can answer is that I'm half asian. lol They seem to age gracefully! Besides that, I have no friends in...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Apr 22, 2010

    Been Too Long

    As I was sitting here a few minutes ago, a thought ran across my mind: being alone is unhealthy. Unless you are one of those hardy souls who eschew relationships deliberately and are completely content and satisfied being alone. Then for you it is fine.   Not I. I'm a...
    Grin32 Grin32
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Apr 21, 2010

    Living Alone

    I have been alone for a while in my life. I have lost the man that ment the world to me who i loved for three years. we broke up two months ago and it still feel's like yesterday, i am from a broken home where my parents have seperated. i have lost a lot of my friends due...
    sharoo20 sharoo20
    18-21, F
    7 Responses Apr 22, 2010
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