Not having social relationships, especially in the long term, seems to have an effect on self-esteem, job or work performance, and overall communication skills. Further, scientific evidence has found health disorders in people who have little to no social relationships.
Do I really need a social life?
As humans, social interaction is essential to every aspect of our health. Research shows that having a strong network of support or strong community bonds fosters both emotional and physical health and is an important component of adult life.
What are the effects of not having a social life?
Lacking encouragement from family or friends, those who are lonely may slide into unhealthy habits, Valtorta says. In addition, loneliness has been found to raise levels of stress, impede sleep and, in turn, harm the body. Loneliness can also augment depression or anxiety.
What do you do if you have no social life?
Try to avoid comparing your social life to what you think other people have, or to what a social life “should” be. If youre not sure what you would like your social life to look like, make a list of things that would make you happy, starting each item with “I enjoy” or “I would like”. Be specific.
Can you be happy without a social life?
The simple answer is that friends, social relationships or a partner are a great way to add happiness to your life. But if youre missing the basic fundamentals of happiness, like self-esteem, confidence, and independence, then having friends wont magically solve your problems.