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Dealing with Loneliness Is Just As Toxic As Smoking and Obesity

Those who read my intimate and philosophical writings (www.supernoetics.com) will know that I give special emphasis to LOVE (vitamin L). Love is not just something to give and get but love is who or what we are.

The sense of togetherness and belonging, being valued and appreciated, is crucial to our wellbeing.

Put another way, loneliness is pathological. And that’s exactly what science shows.

Loneliness may cause physical illness


Feeling lonely disrupts the immune system and may lead to many of the same health problems as chronic stress, according to a pair of studies conducted by researchers from Ohio State University and presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology in New Orleans.