Loneliness Can Kill You. Don’t Let It.
Social isolation kills more people than obesity does—and it’s just as stigmatized. In a society that judges you based on how expansive your social networks appear, loneliness is difficult to fess up to.
Loneliness has doubled: 40 percent of adults in two recent surveys said they were lonely, up from 20 percent in the 1980s.
All of our Internet interactions aren’t helping and may be making loneliness worse. A recent study of Facebook users found that the amount of time you spend on the social network is inversely related to how happy you feel throughout the day. …"
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