Apr 8, 2020 in Counseling
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How do I fix a marriage after cheating??
My husband of 5 years has cheated on me. I'm heartbroken. Can I fix our marriage?? Is there hope for us?? Will things get better? Please help
We both have insecurities and trust issues due to past relationships... So, there's the back and forth accusations, yelling, name calling, etc. We are both extremely jealous and have no communication skills. We love each other but sometimes Love isn't enough to make someone understand that you aren't going to hurt them. How can we help each other overcome these issues?
Am I over reacting? Am I the one in the wrong no him
Ok I've been with my boyfriend for 3 years now and he denied cheating on me but everything points to the opposite he's gone to spend the night with his baby moma and her kids in a hotel he rated me put to her when I called the cops on her for her vandalizing my car he would defend her when I would bring thing up about her and he has a video of her playing with her self am I wrong for being mad?
Idk what to do
My boyfriend and I have been fighting because he found some old messages that I had when we started going out, the messages are not bad the conversations where just like hi and bye kind of thing but because I told him I wasn't talking to anyone he's mad but da whole time he was still hanging out with his baby momma behind my back and he would delete all his messages to her so I wouldn't see them
Lost and confused at a crossroads
My boyfriend and I have been together for seven years now. We have had a very tumultuous relationship both of us have hurt each other very much on each parts. But he’s done a lot more wrong it has no accountability. But my question is how do you handle it because anytime I try to talk to him about anything he automatically yells at me, deflects, accuse me of cheating. How do you go about handling
How can I get my teen to confide in me
I've been trying to get my son to confide in me about why he is feeling so depressed. He is 15 years old and a very good teen but have no idea why he is so withdrawn and quiet. Please help me I cant bear to see him like this
What do I do?
I'm not sure what to do. Recently separated mom with 2 young girls and pregnant with my 3rd.
I took my son's Ipad away because I'm at my wit's end with him.
He is so addicted and doesn’t want to do anything else. Can anyone tell me whether I did the right thing or am I being too harsh?
It's 3 y I divorced and we have shared custody of 2 lovely kids. Any advice on how to make them understand that divorced parents is ok?
What should I do?
My son is acting out in school and giving people the middle finger and running around and hitting when he is restrained and he also has speech apraxia and may have ADHD
“I’m lonely.” It’s a phrase we’ll be hearing more and more as shelter-at-home and self-isolation orders become the norm throughout many countries. However, loneliness is nothing new, and it’s perfectly normal to feel that way—roughly 10% of young people aged 16 to 24 feel lonely either “often or always" as reported by an English survey conducted by the Office for National Statistics. In adults aged 65 and older, 3% still reported frequently feeling alone.
While we can’t guarantee that you’ll be out of isolation anytime soon, we can at least urge you to take care of yourself and manage your loneliness with the following tips:
Use your alone time wisely.
Despite the collective loneliness, we will undoubtedly feel at various points throughout the quarantine necessitated by the Coronavirus pandemic, giving purpose to our time alone is one of the best ways to encourage a sense of fulfillment and make the most of the time by ourselves.
Focus on positivity.
When you’re feeling isolated, it’s easy to find yourself down in the dumps before you even realize you’ve taken a dive. Now, more than ever, it’s critical to focus on the positive aspects of life as the news is flooded with ghastly news of the Coronavirus pandemic.
When necessary, take a break from the news and instead watch your favorite movie or read an inspiring book. Try mindfulness meditation, or you might consider making a list of things you are thankful for.
Stay productive, even if it’s just the little things.
Knowing what to do when you feel lonely is far from an easy task, and it’s often overwhelming enough that we end up doing little more than lying in bed or aimlessly browsing our favorite streaming service. However, staying productive will tremendously lift our spirits, even if that means just taking care of simple chores around the house.
Work with an Online Counselor.
During a time when people across the planet are being advised to not leave their homes, Online Counselors are still working hard to bring you individualized guidance. In particular, online counseling sessions can be incredibly beneficial for those who need some help to understand how to deal with feeling lonely during the quarantine. Having a professional listen to your concerns may help ease the loneliness in and of itself, but a Counselor will also be well equipped to guide you in learning how to stop feeling lonely and proceed healthily and productively on your own.
Don’t wait until you are so lonely that the loneliness feels unbearable. Instead, set up your first meeting with an Online Counselor today so that you can learn how to lead a healthier lifestyle during periods of self-isolation and confront the negative emotions that crop up.
Remember, it’s perfectly normal for the lonely blues to tempt you into sadness, but tackling these feelings early on will do you a great deal of good as the pandemic rages on. Browse through our list of Online Counselors now and message them for free.