Being Alone And Loneliness Are Two Separate Things

Andy Hab
3 min readNov 13, 2023

A critical threshold for being alone and age differences in loneliness

Isn’t being alone kind of instrumental to loneliness?

Yes, we would think so — but this distinction is not as obvious as it sounds. Consider the concept of the wise man sitting alone in a cave. Indeed, as I reported before (see links…

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Andy Hab

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