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Feeling alone in a relationship: what you can do


SOURCES:

Journal of social and personal relationships: “Loneliness in older marriage: associations with dyadic aversion, indifference, and ambivalence.”

Pew Research Center: “Americans unhappy with their family, social or financial life are more likely to say they feel lonely.”

Press release, Cigna.

CDC: “Loneliness and Social Isolation Linked to Serious Health Problems.”

Jane Greer, PhD, marriage and family therapist; author, And me: prevent selfishness from ruining your relationship, New York, NY.

Jagdish Khubchandani, PhD, professor of public health, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM.

Sheenah Hankin, PhD, psychotherapist, New York, NY.

Tina Tessina, PhD, psychotherapist; author, Money, sex and children, Long Beach, California.