If I did, I most likely wouldn't be on here writing anything at all. They throw as much spaghetti at the wall as they possibly can. I called after her and she gives me this half-assed little wave lol. And out of nowhere, I get an IM from a girl wanting to hang and smoke. She's looking for a relationship and something real. You read their profile, they seem interesting if only because they've listed some of the things you're interested in... Made the mistake of putting "420 Friendly" in my profile on one site... Loneliness is breaking our hearts, but as a culture we rarely talk about it.All of our Internet interactions aren’t helping and may be making loneliness worse.I have two months to start a book before I go off to Broadway for a run of I can read back that last sentence and see that, bipolar or not, if I’m under treatment and not actually depressed, what the fuck right do I have to be lonely, unhappy, or forlorn? But there again I don’t have the right not to have those feelings.Feelings are not something to which one does or does not have rights.Over the winter I moved from New York City to Portland, Ore. Upon arriving, I rented a house and happily went out in search of "my people." I went to parks, bookstores, bars, on dates. Social isolation impairs immune function and boosts inflammation, which can lead to arthritis, type II diabetes, and heart disease.
Typically what I wind up getting involved with, is complete and total false advertising. But there's something definitely not right with this picture. You go through the mental checklist of things you remember from their profile and find that you've already had this conversation already. Maybe the person was a little shorter than you expected. But the reality is, this is the person you've been corresponding with, and your expectations didn't add up to it. And here you are now, having a date with someone, trying to live through those physical and emotional needs, trying to make it all add up.
“For the first time I actually experienced the feeling of being lonely and everyone knowing it,” he says.
After the public learned of Stephen Fry’s suicide attempt last year, the beloved British actor wrote a blog post about his fight with depression.
Most of us know what it is like to be lonely in a room full of people, which is the same reason even a celebrity can be deeply lonely.
You could be surrounded by hundreds of adoring fans, but if there is no one you can rely on, no one who knows you, you will feel isolated.
When we are lonely, we lose impulse control and engage in what scientists call “social evasion.” We become less concerned with interactions and more concerned with self-preservation, as I was when I couldn’t even imagine trying to talk to another human.