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Older And Lonelier

Older And Lonelier

We often tend to look at the amount of time spent with others as a marker of social well-being, but the quality of time we spend with others matters even more for our feelings of connection and loneliness

Data shows that as we become older we tend to spend more and more time alone.

However, loneliness is not the same as feeling lonely.

Surveys that ask people about living arrangements, time use, and feelings of loneliness find that solitude alone is not a good predictor of loneliness.

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