Dear Maria: Working From Home and Feeling Alone

Dear Maria, I hope this finds you well. I’m a 27 year old single guy. I've read a few articles from your column and I really like your advice. But my situation is pretty different. I don’t know if you specialize in this but I’m feeling like maybe I’m depressed? Like everybody else, I have been working from home because of the pandemic. It does make my work life easier because I love not having to get dressed every day - I have no fashion sense anyway. So now in 2022, I've been working from home for almost two years. Last year, I kind of enjoyed being home. Now, I think I’m just miserable. My biggest issue is sleeping; I am permanently tired. It doesn’t matter how much sleep I get, I'm just exhausted. My mom thinks it's my diet (I've gained weight), but I don't think that's it. 
I think the difference is that last year all my friends were working from home too, so we would hang out sometimes during the day and work together or chat on FaceTime to make the day go quicker. Now everyone b...

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