If you think you’re the only lonely single out there, you’re mistaken. Loneliness is one of the most common emotions shared by singles, especially following a divorce or a break up. You may feel hollow inside – exposed, empty and vulnerable. At times, these feelings can be minor and at other times, very intense, gut-wrenching pain that won’t go away. These feelings of loneliness may not only bring you great stress, they can also isolate you from others and keep you from opening yourself to the possibility of new relationships. Yet, there’s reason to be hopeful. We can overcome the pain and come to a place of happiness and contentment. Here are six ways to battle loneliness as a single. These tips will help you alleviate feelings of isolation and start building new relationships.