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A Man Discovered The World We're Living In Might Never Change. So He's Leaving.

I've had a few grief-stricken moments ... a few times where I'm simply shocked at the way people treat other people just because of their looks, their sex, their race. What makes that grief worse is the denial that there even is a problem, which is an epidemic I've noticed as of late. Poet Danez Smith is responding to that way of thinking.

A Man Discovered The World We're Living In Might Never Change. So He's Leaving.
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As people get older, social isolation and loneliness become serious problems. Many find themselves living alone for the first time after the death of a spouse. It's also difficult for older people to maintain friendships when people they've known for years become ill or pass away.

Census Bureau figures say that almost a quarter of men and nearly 46% of women over the age of 75 live alone.

But loneliness doesn't just affect those who reside by themselves. People can feel lonely when there is a discrepancy between their desired and actual relationships. To put it simply, when it comes to having a healthy social life, quality is just as important as quantity.

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