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  • Can you miss your Facebook friends
    Can you miss your Facebook friends
    I am not going to be able to be on Facebook for a few days, and a strange thing happened. I started to miss my Facebook friends. People I have never seen, or even knew till Facebook.I started to wonder, why am I missing these people? Then it hit...
  • Feeling isolated or lonely lately, if so, here's some sobering news.
    Feeling isolated or lonely lately, if so, here's some sobering news.
    A Guardian article (Feb. 17, 2014) says that loneliness is killing more people than obesity and other poor health behaviors and doctors are now warning lonely people that feeling isolated can disrupt sleep, raise blood pressure, weaken immunity,...
  • Christmas for the Lonely?
    Christmas. A Time to Get Over Tunes and Blues?
    Rockin’ around the Christmas tree? Saw your mom kiss Santa Claus? Being good for goodness sake? This Christmas, as has been the case for many, many Christmases in the past, DJ’s are inundating our favorite stations with these same...
  • Christmastime for One
    Christmas. A Time for Blues and Tunes?
    Rockin’ around the Christmas tree? Saw your mom kiss Santa Claus? Being good for goodness sake? This Christmas, as has been the case for many, many Christmases in the past, DJ’s are inundating our favorite stations with these same...
  • Advice on how to be alone
    Advice on how to be alone
    A new book adapts a You Tube video which has received more than five million hits. "How to Be Alone" (Harper, $17.95) is by Tanya Davis and is illustrated by Andrea Dorfman.The book offers advice to those who have never been alone, those...
  • Leah Calvert
    ‘Teen Mom’ star Javi Marroquin reaches out to lonely Leah Calvert
    “Teen Mom” star Javi Marroquin may be gearing up for his first child, which is due later this year, but it sounds like he is still very involved with his friends’ lives. Kailyn Lowry and Leah Calvert have been close friends since...
  • Ben Scott
    ‘Bachelorette’ star Ben Scott admits to being lonely after leaving show
    “Bachelorette” star Ben Scott was not the most popular man on the show. Even though he used his son to win over Desiree Hartsock during the first episode, it didn’t take long before the other men started questioning his motives...
  • Death risk for elderly is raised by isolation and loneliness
    Death risk for elderly is raised by isolation and loneliness
    AARP writes that isolated people, especially older adults, have higher health risks. Mortality risk has been found to be about three times as high for isolated people, those who are not married, have few friends or relatives, or do not belong to a...
  • Taylor Armstrong
    ‘RHOBH’ Taylor Armstrong feels lonely in her house after Russell’s suicide
    “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” star Taylor Armstrong is back filming with the girls after a traumatic year as her husband committed suicide last August before the second season began airing. Now, according to her newest Bravo...
  • How Parents can deal with empty nest syndrome
    How Parents can deal with empty nest syndrome
    Empty nest syndrome is a general feeling of grief and loneliness parents or guardians may feel when their children leave home to live on their own for the first time. The effects of empty nest syndrome tend to be more profound with single parents...
  • Teresa Giudice
    Teresa Giudice in denial about affair, because she is scared of being alone
    “The Real Housewives of New Jersey” star Teresa Giudice has spoken out about the episode that aired this past Sunday, and in a new “Wetpaint Entertainment” report released on Aug. 21, Teresa explains that she was hurt over...
  • Cheer Up a Lonely Person Day
    July 11 is 'Cheer Up the Lonely Day'
    According to Holiday Insights, July 11 is "Cheer Up the Lonely Day." July 11 is the day to make a lonely person feel loved and wanted. Thinkof someone who might be lonely and cheer that person up. Sending cards or making a telephone call...
  • Boundaries in Love
    Boundaries in Love (Part One)
    Boundaries in LoveA recent client of mine shared with me how desperately she wanted to be married and was afraid she would never meet the right man. She was a full-time working mother of two small children. I asked her to give me all the reasons...
  • Alone
    One is the _________ number...
    When a topic keeps rearing its head in my life, I take it as a sign to write about it. In the last couple of weeks, the subject of "being alone" has been brought up by various friends, family and clients several times. What was...
  • A consumer peruses gifts inside a shop on Carnaby Stree
    Tis the season to get over being single
    I loved the holidays, When I was younger it was my favorite time of the year. Not because of the gifts or the fact that Santa was "real", But because it was a magical time of year. A time when you could get rid of those flesh baring...