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Her Kids Thought She Was A Monster. And So Did She — Until She Found Out What Made Her That Way.

Imagine your aunt, the same aunt who makes you food, has felt sad and angry all her life. Now imagine if you found out she felt that way because she was sick — but not just any kind of sick.That's what happened to Blas Diaz. He could barely believe when he found out that his aunt had suffered all those years. So he interviewed her. For those of you who might be triggered by the topic of suicide, heads up from 4:30 to 5:19.

Her Kids Thought She Was A Monster. And So Did She — Until She Found Out What Made Her That Way.
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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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