Have you ever felt lonely? Chances are, you have. It’s one of those things that affects almost everyone at one time or another. Yet, we rarely talk about it. In an article on loneliness, Sam Juric said, “I fear the presence of loneliness. The way it feels. What it may signal to people about who I am. Whether or not it leaves traces of itself on me for people to see. Whether or not people view me as the lonely girl.”
Survivors of child sexual abuse may be more likely to feel isolated or lonely. In our work here at The Younique Foundation, we’ve found a few ways to combat loneliness. If you are feeling lonely, reach out to someone and try the suggestions below.
Loneliness isn’t easy for anyone, and it can be difficult to work through. You’re not alone in feeling lonely, however, and there are people who want to help you. Reach out to someone today, they might need you just as much as you need them.
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