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What I Never Expected When I Joined YouTube

Paige McKenzie | Posted 05.26.2014 | Teen
Paige McKenzie

My hope is that as technology grows so will our acknowledgement that we have to help our youngest users to balance their online and offline relationships. So that everyone, young and old, will have a friend they have actually met.

Loneliness and the Sacred Web of Life

Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee | Posted 05.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee

The unspoken poverty in our culture is a poverty of spirit, a real hunger for what the West has forgotten: that not just individual life but all of creation is sacred.

The One Word That Could Help You Live Longer

Posted 02.18.2014 | OWN

One word has the power to help you live longer. Join Oprah, Tom Hanks, Taylor Swift and others in our campaign to improve the world -- and your he...

This Is Why You're Fated To Be Single Forever

Posted 03.11.2014 | Divorce

Being single can be a crazy roller coaster ride of emotions -- happy, sad, lonely, depressed, euphoric -- and navigating said feelings is bound to dri...

Alone on Valentine's Day? Meet Some of My Friends

Sara Eckel | Posted 04.13.2014 | Women
Sara Eckel

Movies and television can distract from loneliness; social media can offer a quick hit of connection. But, short of having another human being in the room, nothing soothes a lonely heart like a great book.

All Alone? Fearlessly Conquer Valentine's Day Blues

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 04.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

"I feel so sad being alone on Valentine's Day." "Will I be alone forever?" "I hate being single." I hear this so very often leading up to Valentine...

Is Your Life Plagued by Loneliness? Tips to Overcome It

Ross A. Rosenberg | Posted 03.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Ross A. Rosenberg

Life is too short to waste on suffering from core loneliness. Please heed to my suggestion: Open up, take a chance and access the hidden part of you that deserves true and loving companions. Heal your childhood wounds. Learn to love yourself and eliminate loneliness from your life!

How to Fend Off Work (and Life) Freak-Outs

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 03.15.2014 | Business
Deirdre Maloney

What better way to learn a valuable, humbling lesson than by having a total, unadulterated freak-out? Having two of them. I would know. Though each ...

5 Ways To Improve A Lonely Marriage

Guy Winch, Ph.D. | Posted 03.15.2014 | Weddings
Guy Winch, Ph.D.

Most people do no conceive of loneliness as a condition that requires urgent intervention but it does. In addition to the mental anguish loneliness creates it also has devastating effects on one's mental and physical health.

3 Tips for Getting "Home" for the Holidays

Erica Ariel Fox | Posted 01.29.2014 | HuffPost Home
Erica Ariel Fox

The holiday season has begun. At the heart of the holidays is the idea of going home. But where is home these days?

Seduced by Social Media: Is Facebook Making You Lonely?

Margie Warrell | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Margie Warrell

Only when we consciously decide to turn off our devices and, embracing our fear of rejection or discomfort, tune in to the people around us can we create the gloriously imperfect but deeply satisfying relationships we all crave and need to feel whole.

What A Tiny Gesture Reminded Me About Love

Posted 07.08.2013 | OWN

By Leigh Newman How one woman got through the toughest, most soul-sucking day. And how you can, too. Let’s pretend your name is Leigh. You’r...

Loneliness vs. Solitude: Why Its Important To Remember The Difference

Arzu Kaya Uranli | Posted 07.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Arzu Kaya Uranli

We should remember that loneliness is the pain of being alone, yet solitude is the splendor of being alone, and that to have long-lasting happiness we should remember the difference in between.

A Strange Paradox

Christine Eilvig | Posted 07.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Christine Eilvig

As our self-support emerges and we begin to love ourselves as we are, we find comfort and peace in just that. We end up longing less and less for the extraordinary, and we find more and more happiness in the ordinary.

Plenty of Catfish-- The Dating Site That Lets You Find Your Fantasy Match (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.06.2013 | Comedy
Shira Lazar

"Plenty of Catfish" is the new online dating site that brings attractive, imaginary women to lonely, gullible, horny men with large bank accounts -- you know, Manti T'eo style!

How To Cope With Loneliness After Divorce

Posted 01.28.2013 | OWN

By Alexandra Fuller The author of Don’t Let’s Go to the Dogs Tonight and the brilliant new memoir about her recent divorce, Falling, explains h...

Why I Loved Being an Only Child

Kayley Kravitz | Posted 03.18.2013 | Women
Kayley Kravitz

Being an only child taught me the most valuable skill of all: the ability to be alone. Sure, I had friends growing up, but I was just as content to sit in my bedroom alone, playing with my Playmobil dollhouse as I was to have a friend join me.

A Brand-New Word!

Waldo Mellon | Posted 03.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Waldo Mellon

Like the soul, the Voocule is not something that can be actually seen or picked up or even located. Therefore, it may require some mental gymnastics to understand.

'Are You Phonely Tonight?': A New Year's Resolution

Marshall P. Duke | Posted 03.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Marshall P. Duke

For many people, the Christmas and New Year holidays have been called "the hap-hap-happiest time of the year." For many, however, as we all know, they are among the loneliest.

Alone? How To Live Without Loneliness

Posted 12.25.2012 | OWN

By Deepak Chopra The co-founder of the Chopra Foundation and author of Super Brain shows you how to feel more fulfilled. The state of loneliness...

Justin Bieber: 'I Get Lonely Sometimes' (VIDEO)

OWN | Posted 11.23.2012 | OWN

Justin Bieber is a world icon, a pop superstar, and can't walk down the street without being mobbed by screaming fans, but Oprah wants to know: Does h...

Relationship Advice: Connect More, Be Lonely Less

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 12.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Loneliness goes away when we connect with each other from our hearts. Disconnection occurs anytime one partner closes his or her heart to protect or control.

Why Having an Only Child Rocks

Wendy Widom | Posted 10.28.2012 | Parents
Wendy Widom

Welcome to the world of having an only, where every day someone is checking out my belly or blatantly asking me why Junior doesn't have a biologically, built-in-the-U.S.-of-me playmate.

You're So #$%&ing Predictable

James M. Lynch | Posted 10.15.2012 | Healthy Living
James M. Lynch

I challenge you to take on change for the next couple of weeks. Little changes, safe changes if you want, but take on something. Try walking an extra couple of blocks to get on the train or bus at a different stop. Try a restaurant you've never been in.

Happy National Kissing Day!

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.06.2012 | Teen

The trending topic #NationalKissingDay seemed to split Twitter into two camps: On one side, tweeters mourned spending the day without anyone to kiss; ...