Here are a few symptoms of loneliness that may be helpful to look at. How many of the following apply to you?
Difficulty facing life's changes and challenges
Feeling as if there is no one to turn to
Being alone and feeling helpless
Isolated in a crowd of people
Loss of appetite and weight
Uncontrollable gain in weight
Lethargy - don't want to do anything or try anything
Thoughts of suicide
Of course there are many other symptoms not listed here, however, if the majority of those listed apply to you, you should seek help. There are many sources of help available. The one that holds the most promise for immediate and long-term resolution of loneliness is found through establishing and maintaining a strong personal relationship with God.