Sep 23, · For elderly adults without relatives, When There’s No Family. By Paula Span and have no family or friends able to assist. I will defer to the previous answers on normal. I will say as an adult far from family and with few friends, Is it normal to be an adult with no friends? I’m an Adult and I Have No Idea How to Make Friends. By Kate But I have no idea how to make friends. But I enjoy all my little adventures greatly.