If you have the ‘why’ of living, you can find the ‘how’

Margaret Somerville | 06 June 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: assisted suicide, dignity therapy, euthanasia, human dignity, loneliness

The loneliness of the middle-aged man

Helena Adeloju | 21 April 2017 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: friendship, loneliness, men

Addiction or compulsion: our love/hate relationship with technology

Heather Zeiger | 23 Mar 2017 | CONNECTING |  
tags: addiction, internet use, Internet use, loneliness

All the lonely people - have they no one of their own?

Carolyn Moynihan | 12 September 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: family relationships, loneliness, public health crisis
Loneliness has become a public health crisis, say experts.

What is kodokushi?

Shannon Roberts | 06 July 2015 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: aging population, demography, Japan, loneliness

A postcard from the loneliness capital of Europe

Theo Hessing | 02 December 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: loneliness, United Kingdom
Half a million people in the UK spent last Christmas alone.

There is no such thing as anonymity in social media

Denyse O'Leary | 27 Aug 2014 | CONNECTING |  
tags: Internet security, loneliness, social media

Do people prefer the pain of electric shocks to being alone? Yes.

Denyse O'Leary | 7 Jul 2014 | CONNECTING |  
tags: loneliness, research, social media

Bored? Hire a friend

Tamara El-Rahi | 14 March 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: friendship, Internet use, loneliness

Loneliness is bad for your health

Nicole M. King | 28 February 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: divorce, life expectancy, loneliness, obesity

“Going Solo”

Francis Phillips | 04 July 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: book reviews, loneliness, singles, sociology
Not just in America, but all over the world, more and more adults are living alone. Should we celebrate their freedom or be dismayed?

Three vignettes about Christmas and the Demographic Winter

Jennifer Roback Morse | 26 December 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Christmas, demographic winter, loneliness
We Baby Boomers rationalized having fewer kids by saying we were Saving the Earth. As luck would have it, our ecological religion of smaller families allowed us higher incomes and consumption than we could have had any other way. But we didn’t think through the human reality of that trade-off. Smaller families, more adults living with roommates instead of with families, more loneliness.

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