Distributed By Christian Hoffeldt
Posted in Psychology
A survey showing 83% of people under 35 have felt lonely is no surprise to me. But if you get the knack of being alone it can be a luxury you’ll learn to love.
Loneliness can creep through your bones like a disease, wash over you unexpectedly as if a stranger’s vomit, or sit in the pit of your stomach for weeks like undigested chewing gum. Especially, it turns out, if you’re young.
A survey carried out by Opinium for The Big Lunch has found that 83% of 18- to 34-year-olds have experienced the dull, quiet ache of being lonely, which is no surprise.