A survey of 10,000 Americans found that 61% of them suffer from loneliness. It means that roughly 3 out of 5 Americans are lonely. Loneliness is something that many people around the world do experience often. It is not as rare as it seems. Many people go through loneliness and keep it a secret. A lot of people are shy to admit that they are lonely deep inside. Here are a few signs that you are going through deep loneliness.
Putting people's needs before your own
Whenever you are too lonely, you crave the company of others and tend to be excessively helpful to people. Lonely people often give more priority to fulfilling the needs of others rather than their own since they don't want to lose the company of the other person.
Feeling the need to be more helpful than necessary
Lonely people often feel that they should always be helpful to their friends without any second thoughts. They don't say no to anything and always do favors for anyone who asks them. They do it so that more people check out on them to ask for favors. This leads to them getting asked for more favors but still ending up with fewer friends.
Even after being with friends, lonely people often feel isolated in a group. They feel like none of their friends can give them the company they desire. They often feel isolated and left out in a group. The desire for building deep connections with friends, not just casual friendships.
Oversharing whenever there is someone to listen
Since lonely people have been feeling alone for such a long time, they get extremely excited when they find someone who actually listens to them. This leads to them oversharing things a lot, even if the person who listens to them is not their trusted friend.