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Am I Lonely?

Updated: February 16, 2024

By: Project Semicolon

Medical Reviewer: Mark Langston, MD

Who is this for?

Who Is This Assessment For?

In our quest for self-discovery, we often find ourselves retreating from the outside world, seeking solace in solitude. However, there comes a point where solitude morphs into loneliness, blurring the lines between the two. Loneliness, often masked by social facades, is an emotion that can affect us all—regardless of age or circumstance. It extends beyond mere physical isolation, delving into the realm of emotional disconnection. Recognizing the signs of loneliness requires a delicate balance of internal introspection and external awareness.

Spotting Loneliness: Identifying loneliness involves tuning into both our internal state and external interactions. Some signs to watch out for include:

  • Feeling disconnected from others
  • Lacking meaningful relationships
  • Experiencing emotional exhaustion or numbness
  • Negative thoughts about self-worth and image
  • Struggling to maintain social connections
  • Difficulty sleeping, managing stress, or appetite changes

It’s important to note that this assessment serves as a professional tool to gauge loneliness levels. For a comprehensive evaluation and diagnosis of chronic loneliness, it is advisable to seek guidance from a qualified counselor or therapist.

Navigating the Quiz: Our loneliness quiz is designed to provide immediate feedback upon completion. Your responses are treated with the utmost confidentiality, ensuring your privacy throughout the assessment process. While the quiz offers valuable insights, it is not a substitute for professional diagnosis. We encourage honesty and thoroughness in your answers to yield the most accurate results.

As you embark on this journey of self-reflection, remember that acknowledging loneliness is the first step towards healing and connection. By embracing vulnerability and seeking support, you pave the way for a deeper understanding of yourself and your emotional needs. Let us embark on this quiz together, embracing honesty and openness as we navigate the complexities of loneliness and solitude.


How Accurate Is It?

This quiz is NOT a diagnostic tool. Mental health disorders can only be diagnosed by a licensed mental health provider or doctor.

Project Semicolon believes assessments can be a valuable first step toward getting treatment. All too often people stop short of seeking help out of fear their concerns aren’t legitimate or severe enough to warrant professional intervention.

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