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how to stop the loneliness

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moonmeat Fri 19-Aug-16 21:55:21

Im a single mother to a 3 year old, when he's awake i put all my energy into playing with him, cooking, cleaning when its time to sit down at night how does everyone cope with the empty feeling?
I feel like everyone is moving forwards with their life (im a young mum and dont have many mum friends my age) and here i am sat at my table with a Chinese for one and cbb on in the background. Exp is messing me around with custody so i cant go out at night to do any hobbies as ds is always here.
I used to be such a fun person and now all i do is sit and cry please tell me how to get through this?

Molly333 Mon 17-Oct-16 06:08:38

I've been in your position and yes it's grim. My advice is throw yrself into education , do something for you to allow you to refocus away from the lonely to the " I'm achieving to make my life better" . Try and do it when the little ones in nursery or do a class at night with a babysitter . It doesn't hv to be anything big just a small class but it will make you feel so good about you . I did this and ten yrs on I hv a degree and a new career 😊

charlybear7 Wed 19-Oct-16 21:09:34

I'm very lonely too, I feel your pain x

RolfsBabyGrand Mon 31-Oct-16 21:58:31

God posting in August and not getting replies till October can't have helped.

I am in same position. Wake up and think "how am I going to get through today." I think I just have to accept that this is how life will be for few more years, it's bittersweet cos I love this age that my DC is at but feel like my own life has disappeared. All the usual stuff people tell lonely people to do - join groups, go to gym etc - can't be done when you have a small child to put to bed.

9troubledwaters Mon 31-Oct-16 22:06:48

I feel your pain, im lonely too. I feel lonely even with friends though, they have their lives to get back to.
Id love to retrain & end up with a new career Molly what did you do?
I'm not sure id have the confidence

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