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this is fine

FaceTiming My Loved Ones Is Like Basic Emotional Hygiene

I brush my teeth and FaceTime at least two times a day.
Jasmine Sanders
2.19.19
loneliness

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
Alone/Together

Pop Stars Are Dismantling the Stigma Around Going to Gigs Solo

How acts like Robyn – with her recent secret-gig social app – and Rina Sawayama are finding innovative ways to unite their fans IRL.
Jake Hall
10.31.18
loneliness

Actually Talking to People May Be More Meaningful Than You Think

"It's not so much that technology and nonverbal communication is bad, but that verbal communication is unique."
Glynis Ratcliffe
9.6.18
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
The 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
6.18.18
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
Broadly

Exactly How Likely Are You to Die Alone?

After reading several articles about people who died alone and went undiscovered for days, I asked a statistician about the likelihood of me meeting the same fate.
Sirin Kale
1.5.18
loneliness

Being Lonely Is Really, Really Bad For You

The health risks may be on par with obesity.
Jesse Hicks
8.7.17
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