Loneliness

Jenny Slate just perfectly summed up why every woman needs to learn to be lonely

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    There are 4 types of loneliness. Here’s how to beat them

    A third of 25-34 year olds in the UK are lonely. Here, a psychologist offers her advice for overcoming these feelings

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    Sarah Biddlecombe
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    What’s behind the rise in workplace loneliness?

    Increasing numbers of UK employees feel lonely in their job. But why do we care when we’re there to work?

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    Alexandra Jones
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    How loneliness is holding millennials back in life

    And it’s having a damaging impact on our mental health.

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    Susan Devaney
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    Could robot companions eventually spell the end of loneliness?

    We spent the day with Pepper, the most sophisticated companion robot on the market. But is he any substitute for real friends?

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    Alexandra Jones
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    "The appointment of a minister for loneliness is hypocritical, but it gives me hope"

    The British government has appointed its first ever minister for loneliness

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    Sarah Biddlecombe
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    Age UK’s Christmas advert has a heartbreaking but important message

    “This advert has reduced me to tears.”

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    Susan Devaney
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    We need to talk about new motherhood and loneliness

    "I’d gone from working a million miles an hour to being at home alone with this little person. I felt very isolated."

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    Moya Crockett
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    Why we all think we’re the least popular one in our group of friends

    If you believe everyone’s hanging out without you, you’re not alone

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    Moya Crockett
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  • Books

    Bestselling author reveals surprising side-effect of writing a book

    Always wanted to write a book? Read this first

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    Sarah Biddlecombe
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    One year on: Jo Cox's legacy is changing how we think about loneliness

    Stylist meets six people supported by the Jo Cox Commission

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    Sarah Biddlecombe
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    Lonely pensioner finds friends after heartbreaking letter goes viral

    “I’m so lonesome and scared”

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    Kayleigh Dray
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    First Dates’ Raymon taught us an important lesson about loneliness

    ‘Just to hear somebody else breathing… that’s all I want’

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    Kayleigh Dray
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  • People

    This 90-year-old has written a list of tips for lonely people

    “The older you get, the less people seem to contact you”

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    Kayleigh Dray
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    Jo Cox-inspired anti-loneliness badges are being handed out in London

    The pins symbolise the launch of the Jo Cox Commission on Loneliness.

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    Moya Crockett
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    Age UK’s Christmas 2016 advert is heart-breaking, but so important

    No one should have no one at Christmas

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    Kayleigh Dray
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    Pensioner, 89, offered bar job after "stop me dying from boredom" ad

    We love a story with a happy ending

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    Kayleigh Dray
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    Illustrator captures the beauty of being single

    “I like to show women who exist in solitude but do not suffer”

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    Sejal Kapadia Pocha
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    Adele on the loneliness of fame and getting over her ex

    “I can finally let him know I’m over it.” Adele on the loneliness of fame and moving on from her ex

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    Harriet Hall
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