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When Isolated People Are Not Lonely and Connected People Are

Who are the happily isolated and the miserably connected?

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One of the biggest misconceptions about loneliness is that people who are “isolated” according to some objective measure (for example, they live alone) must also be lonely. The converse produces its own common misunderstanding — that if you are connected to others in…




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Bella DePaulo

Bella DePaulo

“America’s foremost thinker and writer on the single experience,” according to the Atlantic. Author of “Singled Out.” Harvard PhD

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