Support groups are for people who share a common problem. Most communities have support groups concerning issues such as divorce, bereavement, single parenting,
cancer, and caregiving. Consider forming your own group. You can find resources at your local library or online.
A compatible roommate can ease some of the loneliness, as well as share some expenses. Interview potential roommates carefully. If you’re looking for a place to live, pay attention to signs of friendly housing.
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