I am so thankful you and others suffering with CFS share at this message board. I was diagnosed with CFS after 'crashing' so bad i thought i was going to be laid off. While suffering from what we now know is CFS i have basically inadvertently isolated myself as well. I over the years turned into the 'flakey friend', you know the one who ALWAYS calls to cancel. My head would want to do it and my body just wouldn't let it happen, and then the invitations stop coming, and then the phone calls stop coming and the next thing you know...you're by yourself. My relationship suffered as well, i'm sure all of us have experienced the frustrations that go along with being in a relationship and unable to have relations because you're so tired all of the time. You are not alone even if it feels that way, keep on reaching out and do what you can when you can, little steps.
I'm still adjusting to my diagnosis, i was very angry for a while but am improving my attitude and outlook slowly. I do agree with those who mentioned trying to find a creative outlet, poetry, journaling, crocheting, music...you don't have to be great at it, just let go and give it a try. I am musician and one of the hardest things to cope with was being so exhausted i didn't even have the energy to pick up an instrument, but i could pick up a pen and i just kept writing. On days i'm better, i do what i can, on bad days, i just let them be bad and find other ways to keep my mind active while my body is having its temper tantrums. I figure i had 2 choices, find ways to cope, or jump off a bridge...i didn't have enough energy to jump. (that was my attempt at CFS humor). Yeah, i know i should keep my dayjob but their is a serious truth to it, if you look hard enough, their is good in everything, i'm just happy i wake up every morning...everything else that may occur is an added bonus and having that frame of my mind keeps me going.