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10 Things to Do If You Feel Lonely Abroad

This summer when I moved to Jakarta for an internship, loneliness reared its ugly head. Since I was going to be living in Jakarta for only three months, it became hard to establish stable support systems. And for the first time, I was completely by myself. I made friends, but there were times when being my sense of loneliness became overwhelming. But I made it through. So I decided to catalogue my journey in 10 steps that could help you.