Is it True We Have a Loneliness Epidemic?

Do a simple Google search of the words “loneliness epidemic” and you will turn up page after page of anxious headlines, each clamoring to report on a nation of people suffering from a rampant disease of loneliness. The statistics sound positively alarming — perhaps why there has been such a staggering proliferation of such titles making their rounds online. The purported causes of this situation are numerous: they…