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How do y'all deal with being lonely while traveling? I know no one at this client site and I have no family or friends or coworkers in the area.

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Netflix and Facetime with SO/old friends

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Have dinner at the bar and chat up the bartender, befriend your colleagues who are in the same situation, go sightseeing or do something unique in that city. Enjoy the time alone (easier once kids, etc. come along).

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Ask Siri about "0 divided by 0". Let's just say Cookie Monster is sad that there are no cookies...

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Are you long term in that city? I joined a local ultimate frisbee team and softball team that let me hang out with locals who are not from work.

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Yup, long term in the city. Good call, thanks!

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^ yeah McK1 has it, hang out over FaceTime with family, friends. Write those catch up messages you've been meaning to do for so long. Or go socialize

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Tinder!

I've looked for professional groups in the area related to my field. Larger cities may have events on a weekly basis, if you find multiple groups.

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Following... feel the same way.

It's still so tough :/ maddd lonely :(

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