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A 30-year-old member asked:

What's a good way to handle feelings of sadness and loneliness during the day?

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Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 47 years experience
Sadness & loneliness: Are signs that something needs to change. Seek psychological/psychiatric evaluation & counseling to guide your change of daily habits, self-concept, relationships, etc. Eliminate as much negative from your life as possible. Develop positive self-regard, attitudes, and outlook. Allow yourself to enjoy life & fill your life with enjoyable people & activities. Enjoy the challenge!
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A 32-year-old member asked:

How do I deal with feelings of sadness and of loneliness during the day?

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Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology 17 years experience
See below: We all might feel sad and lonely.Are these new feelings? Why are you feeling sad and lonely only during the day? What's happening? What's happening when you don't feel sad and lonely? If you're not employed, keep yourself occupied, hobbies? Volunteer maybe? Or part-time employment? If you're at work and that's happening, then re-evaluate your job.
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Last updated Sep 28, 2016


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