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There is a lifetime of reading in the Great Books alone, and thousands are free on the net or at your library. Teach yourself history, philosophy, whatever. Can't find anyone in the real world you like? Make Aristotle or Lao Tsu your new best friend.
Or, cultivate a hobby that is complex enough to keep you from being bored, but not so difficult as to cause anxiety. Something that can be honed over many years. Violin, woodworking, zen archery, rock-climbing...things you can do in solitude and that also involve focus. Become a chess-master.
Psychological studies have shown that CONCENTRATION and FOCUS in one's activities are what bring true happiness in life, more than how many people you know or how many material posesssions you have. Everyone knows that feeling of being so engrossed in something that when you look up, you can't believe how many hours have passed. Your brain is keyed up, but strangely calm, and things may suddenly "make sense" in a universal way. The more you cultivate that feeling, the happier you will be as a human. There are many ways to access it...reading, writing and learning, or something more physical...this is where happiness lies.
Along with this, learn to grasp that we have always lived in an imperfect world and that for most of history, life has been miserable. Even the most learned scholars of medieval times had access to less info than you do at the click of a mouse. Even the most powerful medieval aristocrat lived a life rough by today's middle-class standards. To say nothing of the masses, which spent most of history hauling bricks or sifting grain before falling asleep in their rat-infested dirt-floor huts. Study history and you'll appreciate how good we've got it. History is great because it simultaneously opens your eyes to how awful life in general can be, and it allows you to aprreciate what we've got today.
Lastly, they say the average person thinks four negative thoughts for each positive one...a level associated with PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder). Pretty much everyone is living with a low-grade case of PTSD, so go easy on yourself and be wide-thinking and tolerant of others. Don't close your eyes to the horrors of the world, but try not to wallow in them, and work at developing an appreciation of the beauty and depth all around us. Again, do things involving FOCUS and CONCENTRATION.