How do you deal with loneliness and isolation?

Discussion in 'Help Me! I Need to Talk to Someone.' started by darkrider, Aug 4, 2009.

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  1. darkrider

    darkrider Well-Known Member

    I'm 21 and I spend pretty much all of my time in my room. I've had depression for years and it feels like it's to hard to go on any more. How do you cope?
  2. mandyj101

    mandyj101 Well-Known Member

    hey there..
    im 21 .. and spend most of my time in my room atm .. from depression also ..
    i guess i cope from hoping that things can and will get better..
    although i do struggle 2 think this someties.. i think u have 2 beleive it 2 som extent 2 get well ..
    have u been 2 see ur doctor?.. meds and therapy can help ..
    all the best :hug:
  3. Petal

    Petal SF dreamer Staff Alumni SF Supporter


    I practically live in my room. :unsure:

    I've gotten used to being alone, although still feel lonely at times.
    The internet helps :) Don't know what Id do without it..

    Are you on any meds for your depression? :hug:
  4. GA_lost

    GA_lost Well-Known Member

    Fortunately I have a condo to hide away in, but I still isolate. Most of my time since February has been here in my condo nest. I also use the internet as a connection. (my therapist hates this) Do you at least have another room to sit in?
  5. Mightbehere

    Mightbehere Well-Known Member

    Welcome to the club of lonely people.
  6. Aurora Gory Alice

    Aurora Gory Alice Well-Known Member

    I don't really deal with it at all. My isolation is my own doing - it's the only way I feel safe. I just keep myself very busy at home (get lots of hobbies, read a lot, watch a lot of movies).
    I've made a few friends online though and I suppose one thing the internet does do is give you a way out of your seclusion if you want it, you can go out and meet people offline? Although that's not very easy when you suffer from anxiety issues.
  7. ashes_away

    ashes_away Well-Known Member

    i think taking the chance to be around 3d people should be considered an adventure of the utmost neatness...look at it as the goonies..finding that old pirate ship in the bowels of that rigged cave.Someday we will make it to the treasure.:blink:
  8. Remedy

    Remedy Chat & Forum Buddy

    If it weren't for the internet I'd still be completely isolated. I met someone online who I meet up with every couple of months and that's all really.
    Guess it's good I enjoy my own company. But hey, if you want to make an online friend I'm just a PM away. :smile:
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  10. Tavil

    Tavil Well-Known Member

    Music, Literature(Both reading and writing) and computer games.
  11. Katii

    Katii Well-Known Member

    I live in me bedroom:blink: isolate meself from everyfink =/
    i doe reli deal wif it, i always feel lonely. but spendin time on msn n stuff teks the loneliness away a tad
  12. Scars and Memories

    Scars and Memories Account Closed

    I can't cope, but jacking off and music help for a short time.
  13. necrodude

    necrodude Well-Known Member

    i dont cope with it. i dont have a choice. well maybe i do with the isolation, but i didnt get much of a say.
  14. Toki Wartooth Lover

    Toki Wartooth Lover Well-Known Member

    I usually silently cry and huggle my Deddy bear..
  15. necrodude

    necrodude Well-Known Member

    why are so many of our stories sad?
  16. Tavil

    Tavil Well-Known Member

    Because we've been cast as backdrop extras in Life the motion picture.
  17. necrodude

    necrodude Well-Known Member

    looks like it. shame i volunteered
  18. Tavil

    Tavil Well-Known Member

    You don't volunteer.
    You get dragged away from your bed in the midst of night by the casting directors (AKA, the Life Nazi's).
  19. CCK

    CCK Well-Known Member

    Mine too... anyway, I mostly just go find something to pass time on my computer. Or sleep, my darn meds put me to sleep.
  20. Aurora Gory Alice

    Aurora Gory Alice Well-Known Member

    God! Did that give anybody chills! lol.
    I just got this vision of children being dragged away from their beds by casting directors aka life nazis. Way scary Eric!!!! :unsure:
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