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I Rented a Friend to See if I Could Cure My Loneliness

One in three of us would describe ourselves as "socially isolated." Can salvation be bought for $25 an hour?
Annie Lord
2.8.19
Culture

'High Maintenance' Creators Ben Sinclair and Katja Blichfeld Told Us How to Stop Feeling Lonely

We got deep with the creators of the HBO stoner dramedy to see how they cope with loneliness. Hint: It's weed...sort of.
Beckett Mufson
1.28.19
Privacy and Perception Issue

The Loneliness—and Comfort—of Being Online

I’m into the internet as a gateway to systems of care—the kind of care that turns a sad finsta post into a spontaneous visit, a phone call, a gift; turns a silent question into 1,000 late-night answers, turns the monster within into a collective hum.
Aisha Mirza
6.20.18
Comics!

'Comics About Companionship and Self-Care,' Today's Comic by Tara Booth

Tara Booth beautifully illustrates all the perks and lonely bits of being alone on a Saturday night.
Tara Booth
5.11.18
loneliness

This Nightclub for the Elderly Is Fighting Loneliness with Tea Party Raves

“We’re the only club event in the world where someone was rushed to the hospital because they forgot to take their drugs."
Colin Drury
4.30.18
loneliness

What It's Like to Be Young and Extremely Lonely in a Big City

"Most people look forward to the weekend, but for me, it’s the other way around. I look forward to Monday so I can speak to people at work."
Ben Copeland
2.14.18
aging

How to Treat the Elderly, According to the Elderly

Pay attention, because you'll be there soon enough.
Liz Tracy
4.6.17
painting

Anime-Style Paintings Conjure the Horrors of a Post-Nuclear Future

Hikari Shimoda imbues Japanese Pop with a deep existential anxiety to reveal her true feelings about society.
Masha (Maria) Koblyakova
3.4.17
loneliness

Why Loneliness Affects So Many Young People

You're not supposed to feel lonely while you're young, surrounded by friends and family, but the truth is it's a bigger concern among young people than any other age group.
Eleanor Morgan
2.15.17
Film

Peter Dinklage Made Me Less Depressed About Everything

We caught up with the actor to talk about 'Rememory,' a new sci-fi film about reliving your memories in perfect detail.
Chloé Cooper Jones
1.31.17
Comics!

'Double Trouble,' Today's Comic by Julia Ploch

A fox-person explores their anger in this comic by Julia Ploch.
Julia Ploch
1.14.17
Stuff

Meet the 'Death Administration' Tracking Down Relatives of Those Who Die Alone

In the UK, Jo and Pam run Liverpool's death administration team, looking after all the arrangements for people who have died alone that friends or relatives would normally take care of.
Tom Goulding
12.8.16
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