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feeling alone

So I am 22, a single mum of a 6 month old baby & I nolonger have a social life or friends. Im not really close family either apart from my mother and baby. it is hard to plan days out with my mother and baby as my mother has a disability and struggles with pain majority of the time.

I feel very lonely and isolated. I have depression and social anxiety which doesn't help when it comes to baby groups and meeting new people.

My days usually consist of sitting Inside my house alone and the odd occasional day out with just me and my baby.

I have started telling myself I don't care I'm alone, all I need is my baby but I do care, it really hurts that I have nobody.

My anxiety has stopped me lot socialising, which makes it difficult for me to talk to people and to be social. I always worry about how I am supposed to make close friends and that I will be alone for the rest of my life. 

Does anybody else feel like this? 


  • Sorry you've been suffering - have you been to see your GP about this? That's what i would do first of all and maybe get on an antidepressant and just talk to them - you might have baby blues or post natal depression and the GP can help. 

    Also, there are a few apps that might help you meet other mums in your area - one called Peanut and one called Mush - check them out, cause there's probably loads of mums, same age as you feeling just as lonely x

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