Kelvin Lieu changed to Cornwall after his matrimony finished and he struggled to make new friends in an different area.
Loneliness has been described as being as bad for your health as smoking 15 cigarettes a day.
A University of Exeter investigate found levels of loneliness are aloft in younger people – with 40% feeling lonely, compared with usually 27% of over-75s.
Kelvin used loyalty apps such as Meetup to make new connections.
This video is partial of a special array from Penzance, Cornwall. BBC News is exploring a hurdles and opportunities for communities in Coastal Britain.