loneliness

  1. Grahamstown

    The loneliness question

    I have just returned from our holiday cruise and have read the thread about the Q&A loneliness topic last week which I was notified about. I couldn’t join in that but do have some thoughts to share. To be lonely is a very individual experience and I had an example during our holiday. Sensible...
  2. J

    Talking to oneself

    Having been a full time carer for my OH who is now in a care home, well actually in hospital at the moment as you know, and living alone, I keep finding myself talking to myself. Just odd comments. If I had a dog or a cat I expect it wouldn’t be quite so odd but I haven’t got one. How many...
  3. maryjoan

    How many carers feel lonely and isolated??

    The answer is not 'Go to a Support Group', 'Talk on the phone to someone', 'Have counselling' It is the gut wrenching loneliness of living with someone who acts as though you are not there and only talks if he has a request. He is polite, don't get me wrong, but I cannot initiate a...
  4. C

    Lonely

    Hi everyone Peter is ok in the home but I am not ,I miss him so much ,all I think about is how I want to have big hugs with him and talk to him , I thought I was coping with it all but all I do is cry when I am alone ,I see him every day but it's not the same and never will be he just sits...
  5. P

    Being lonely

    My husband is now in the late stages of this awful disease and in a care home. He has been there 3yrs and is now 59yrs old. I love him dearly, but I find I miss the close relationship of a partner. I’m 57 and there are times I feel so lonely. Does anyone else feel like this & if so what have you...