18 Heartbreakingly Real Confessions About Holiday Loneliness

The holiday season is made out to be this warm cheery time spent surrounded by loved ones, but when that's not your reality, the holidays can be lonely AF.


So we asked people to share stories and confessions about holiday loneliness, and also collected submissions from the Loneliness Project, an interactive web archive where people can submit their honest and real experiences with loneliness.

Here are just some of the relatable confessions and stories that will remind you you're not alone if you're not feeling holiday cheer this year. Read the stories via Buzzfeed