For Lydia it was made even more difficult because of the pandemic.
Lydia matched with Anna, also 24, and from the UK. Unfortunately, our website is currently unavailable in most European countries. Someone she knew recommended the friendship app Bumble BFF.
The year-old got a flyer through her door from the charity Together Co, which has a befriending service. She contacted them and was set up with Lil, The office for national statistics ONS spoke to more than 4, people in Txlk and a quarter said they are always, often or sometimes lonely.
He met his first gaming friends when he started playing Minecraft at We continue to identify technical compliance solutions that will provide all readers with our award-winning journalism. I know almost everything about all of them. The year-old got a new job in Somfone in July and struggled to find friends. She says being a teen mum was very lonely as she didn't know anyone her age who was a parent.
Since then, he's developed a friendship group through gaming and has friends in Texas, Sweden and the UK - and they've met up several times in the flesh too. So with Covid restrictions still in place and winter looming, how can you beat loneliness?
BBC Radio 1 Newsbeat has been speaking to young people about how they have tackled it - from finding friends online, bonding over Minecraft or simply calling mum. We are engaged on the issue and committed to looking at options that support our ti range of digital offerings to the EU market.
Let's go and do something together. It wasn't just Lil who benefitted from Megan's weekly visits.