What is the Antidote for Loneliness?

Many thousands of lonely people daily pay online sites in the hope of connecting romantically. Electronic gadgets keep the eyes of their users averted from the people around them; in return, the ignored feel invisible or, at least, discounted. People lose jobs and the relationships they provided, and then compound their alienation by withdrawing even further in shame or anger. Many people do not have the means to participate in social situations they would otherwise choose, and then erect a wall...
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How Important Are Good Friends?

By Jessica H Over the course of my life I've had a lot of friends come and go. Some have been really good friends, but some have not been so great. As I look back over the friends I've had, I realize that there was a direct relationship between the kind of friends I had and how I was feeling about myself. One example showed this relationship very clearly in my life. In my sophomore year of high school, I was with a group of friends who weren't necessarily bad, but they weren't the best. Th...
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