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Sometimes he walked out of the town on to the high road, once he had even reached a little wood, but the lonelier the place was, the more he seemed to be aware of an uneasy presence near him.
Beyond the orchard lay a field or two, their boundaries lost under drifts; and above the fields, huddled against the white immensities of land and sky, one of those lonely New England farm-houses that make the landscape lonelier.
A spirit that was once a man could hardly feel stranger or lonelier, going unrecognized among mankind, than I feel.
Meantime Kim, lonelier than ever, squatted on the steps, and swore to himself in the language of St Xavier's.
Two years have passed since then, and my life has been until lately lonelier than ever.
Gallup, however, noted that the world became lonelier as only 59% of survey respondents said they were happy in 2017.
The more autism traits people with psychosis had, the lonelier and more hopeless they felt and were more likely to think about suicide," Professor Wood said.
ALMOST one million older people feel lonelier at Christmas time, a charity has found.
NOWHERE on Earth is lonelier than a crowd - a bustling street, fleet feet, unseeing faces; so many hands but none to hold, so many shoulders but none to rest on.
com/tech/elements/how-facebook-makes-us-unhappy) 2013 article in the New Yorker detailed a number of studies on the subject, which similarly noted that those who are using Facebook passively are likely to feel lonelier.
It took a great deal of research and understanding of the challenges women face, living lives in which they appear to be complete with professional success, social status and independence, but become lonelier and more insecure with each promotion.
I know it provides short-term relief, but of course it makes you feel lonelier because it's just sex.