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Here are a couple thought questions when thinking about your question (you do not have to answer all of these questions, just the ones you think are relevant):
- Think about the loneliness problem. When did it start? Do not just think about when the last episode of loneliness started, but think about when you really began to notice loneliness was becoming problematic in your life. What were some defining moments in your life that concerned loneliness?
- Describe your current situation of loneliness. What factors do you think contribute to your loneliness right now? Describe each factor in some detail and outline exactly how each factor relates to your current situation of loneliness. What do you think keeps you feeling lonely or prevents you from overcoming your feelings of loneliness?
- When you think about loneliness, what are some thoughts and feelings that come to mind?
- How do you cope with your feelings of loneliness? How effective do you think these strategies are in helping to reduce your feelings of loneliness?
- If you have discussed your lonely feelings with others, what are some of the things other people have said about your loneliness or recommended for you to get over your feelings of loneliness?
- If you had a magic wand, what things would you change in your life to get rid of your feelings of loneliness?
- Have there been moments in your life when you able to successfully get over for you feelings of loneliness for an extended period of time? What happened to make the loneliness go away? What happened to cause a relapse into loneliness?