Why a lot of us feel lonely

Discussion in 'Mental Health' started by MeatyMushroom, Oct 14, 2013.

  1. MeatyMushroom

    MeatyMushroom Juggle Tings Proppuh

  2. Cavlin

    Cavlin Banned

    because we don't have any support that we exactly want..
     
  3. So its Zuckerbergs and Skips fault? Not yours?
     
  4. Cavlin

    Cavlin Banned

    exactly.
     
  5. MeatyMushroom

    MeatyMushroom Juggle Tings Proppuh

    Nobodies at fault, it's just a sensation. Point wasn't to blame but to make people slightly more aware of the faults of "social" media..

    Chill your bean :p
     
  6. Manservant Hecubus

    Manservant Hecubus Master of Funk and Evil

    We had loneliness before the internets. I remembers.
     
  7. NoxiousGas

    NoxiousGas Old Fart

    How funny, when I read the thread title, the first thought in my head was "the internet and social media crap"
     
  8. Voyage

    Voyage Noam Sayin

  9. calgirl

    calgirl Senior Member

    some of you are lonely because people don't like you
     
  10. kokujin

    kokujin Senior Member

    lol wtf.
     
  11. Voyage

    Voyage Noam Sayin

    ya, right?
     
  12. kokujin

    kokujin Senior Member

    people are lonley cuz humans are prone to that emotion.

    I think American/western culture is a bit scared and confused about empathy and quick to jump the gun on labeling people needy in a social sense. This in turn probably adds to loneliness.


    Then again there's many kinds of people and everyone socializes differently, but it's almost always other cultures, eastern african/warm places where I find the opposite to be true. (and I prefer. Just much easier).
     
  13. Voyage

    Voyage Noam Sayin

    nevermind.
     
  14. Hoppípolla

    Hoppípolla Senior Member

    that last line in the video was a bit weird lol

    other than that I do agree with the problem that online social networks create.

    I hope to one day move to somewhere where there are more hippies... the reason I focus on online a lot is because I find I am an unusual person and so only click with a relatively small percentage of people. Online I can find that percentage way, way easier!!

    Problem is they tend to be quite scattered across the globe ._.

    I also suspect I may feel lonely because I think more like an Italian than a Brit. I'm looking into that o_O
     
  15. MeatyMushroom

    MeatyMushroom Juggle Tings Proppuh

    Mama mia! spaghetti tagliatelle!
     
  16. Hoppípolla

    Hoppípolla Senior Member

    Exactly! :D
     
  17. usedtobehoney

    usedtobehoney Senior Member

    Well said.

    I think more like a Californian, I suppose than an anywhere else I've ever lived before. Anytime I'm living in CA I seem to barely use the social media stuff.
     
  18. graciek

    graciek Guest

    Naw, I'm pretty sure im lonely because I don't like people.
     

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