“Loneliness isn’t the physical absence of other people, he said—it’s the sense that you’re not…”

““Loneliness isn’t the physical absence of other people, he said—it’s the sense that you’re not sharing anything that matters with anyone else. If you have lots of people around you—perhaps even a husband or wife, or a family, or a busy workplace—but you don’t share anything that matters with them, then you’ll still be lonely.”

Johann Hari | @wnq-psychology

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