Dealing with Loneliness

Michaela Meyer
5 min readMar 14, 2020

What better time to write a post on loneliness than when everyone is self-isolating during the coronavirus pandemic?

Personally, I’ve been struggling with loneliness for a long time. It was my biggest mental health affliction until I developed depression last year. I felt it briefly growing up when I switched between elementary schools, and I felt it on and off through those awkward pubescent years of high school when…