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How do I get over loneliness?

I'm 15, and I feel like I'm going crazy on the inside from loneliness and depression. I know thats normal to sometimes feel alone, but I feel like I have absolutely no one I can talk to about this, not even my friends or family. I do have a lot of friends, but I don't feel like I can talk with them about these things because, well, I just don't know why, and I'm even more distant with my family. On the outside I don't think my loneliness shows because I hide it with smiles and laughter, but on the inside, its so bad that its all I think about sometimes, and sometimes I start to think about how it would be easier if I just wasn't alive. I feel like I need to be in an intermittent (emotionally) relationship at all times with somebody to not be as alone and so on. I've been becoming more and more distance from my family and friends, and I've been becoming increasingly depressed, and I have a low self esteem. I sleep all day, don't eat much, and I'm just plain MISERABLE. How do I overcome extreme feelings of loneliness?

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First you go get a physical and make sure you don't have a medical problem like a vitamin or hormone deficiency. For now if you would like to someone who can help try this hotline
1-800-273-TALK (8255)

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I think your just shy, speak up and just talk...

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Don't isolate yourself from the people in your life. Eat healthy meals, even if you don't feel like it and get a good night's sleep. You have to reach out, if you don't want to feel lonely.

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get off the internet (studies show it makes people more insocial) and invite a friend to the movies or shopping or something. if your dont have many friends join a sport or a club and meet some people who share your passions

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don't feel like this please, no one should feel like this. try to keep yourself busy. talk to family especially. if you keep your mind off of it it'll be okay. God bless..

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Being lonely is just part of life.. I felt the same thing when I was your age

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Talk to me.

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Here is a GREAT web site here's the link http://www.jw.org/en/bible-teachings/family/teenagers/ask/overcome-loneliness/ plz go here it helped me it well help you :D

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Start playing team sports like basketball or soccer

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go talk to some one about it find your closesest freind. if i knew you and you brought it up id be fine with it i would not thinn less of you

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If you can't talk to your friends well then there not your friends. Go see a doctor to make sure it's not a chemical in balance.

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Find an adult you really trust--parent, relative, teacher, guidance counselor, friend's parent--and tell that person exactly what you've told us. You sound more depressed than lonely, and while it is very treatable and very common, it can also become serious if left untreated.

With depression and just from being a teen, you might feel too embarrassed to ask for help--please don't make that mistake. Literally millions of people suffer from depression and loneliness--no caring person or trained professional will judge you, and there are many, many resources that can completely turn your life around.

Until you're ready to ask someone close to you, here's a information site (one of dozens) to get you started. Take care of yourself and feel better--there ARE better days ahead for you.

http://www.depression-help-resource.com/depression-resources.htm

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