Is loneliness our modern malaise?
Former U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy says the most common pathology he saw during his years of service “was not heart disease or diabetes; it was loneliness.”
- Amelia S. Worsley
- The Conversation
Chronic loneliness, some say, is like “smoking 15 cigarettes a day.”
While writing a book on the history of how poets wrote about loneliness in the Romantic Period, I discovered that loneliness is a…