It can some times feel lonely to be single but even while in a relationship you can still feel loneliness can still creep in.

This doesn’t necessarily mean that you do not love the person you are with enough. Most times feeling lonely in a relationship could mean that you and your partner are not emotionally attune to one another.

This could lead to unintentionally creating distance between the both of you and a communication gap only filled with silence and the occasional sigh.

You might be tempted to overlook this thinking with time it will correct itself. Ignoring feelings of loneliness might turn out to be a big mistake  where you and your partner will continue to drift apart until the relationship can no longer survive.

Irrespective of what the cause of loneliness might be in your relationship, as long as you and your partner are willing to work together to tackle it, every thing should be back to its usually state of bliss soon enough.

Here are some tips to help you get over this phase in your relationship

1. Talk about it

You might be surprised to find out that your man feels perfectly fine about the state of your relationship and thinks you are as well. If you don’t say how you feel, he will surely think everything is perfect. Communicating your feelings is important to the survival of your relationship. When you share how you feel, your partner will be able to help make the necessary adjustments.

2. Work on improving your relationship

Probably you and your partner have been together for a while and things are becoming drab and boring, working towards improving the quality of your relationship is a good way to combat loneliness. Think of activities that are of mutual interest to you and plan towards doing them together. Work on creating memories and have fun together. Feelings of loneliness can’t thrive where there is companionship.

3. Get a life

As much as it is important that you spend time with your partner, work on having a life of your own. You can even begin to get used to seeing each other too often and get bored by each other’s presence once it gets too much, but mingling with other people will help you avoid that. Socialise, make friends and go out, you most likely won’t have time to feel lonely by the time you are done.

4. Don’t isolate yourself

Most times when people feel lonely in their relationship, their first instinct is to isolate themselves either to make their part feel hurt about it or to get their attention. This is never the right way to dealing with loneliness. When you feel like just being by yourself or shutting out your partner , don’t do it. Rather, reach out to those around you and talk to your partner about it.