"Last year appointed Theresa May, a minister in order to combat loneliness in the Uk. It is a condition that is said to ”hit” nine million brits who say they are always or often lonely. Loneliness is harmful and bad for your health, deadly even. As smoking 15 cigarettes a day, according to a study by the british government favour."
"According to the central Statistical office has every fifth Swedish man, no close friend, and it is the worst in the big cities. Interesting enough is the feeling of lacking social support is almost as common among cohabiting couples as among singles. Two is not a guarantor in order to not feel alone."
"this is The special – and sometimes lamslående – with the perceived loneliness in our time; it affects the people who always look busy. Surrounded by family and colleagues at work, they spend less time alone than almost any other people."
"the Image of the isolated individual is, however, easy to project their empathy on and perhaps the lonely woman our biggest social taboo. Here, there is no romance, no pop-culture references. The idea of the female cowboy, which is itself simply does not exist. There is no reason for a woman to be alone."
"I get a compassionate gaze, in this case quite often. I do eat out, go to the cinema and theatre without a companion and sometimes I will be travelling myself. (Yes, I know that it's called ”alone”, but to go on solosemester feels like something you do for yourself, paragraph.)it has not always been so. In younger years, I took not a step without mates or partners; accommodation, vacations, weekend activities, evenings – everything I organized for my closest relationships."
"It was a phase that eventually went over and I would be lying if I said it was straight through the pain. But eventually you have to become an adult and for me it was associated with to at least get a completely private accommodation when I left yet another town for a new one.night come home to no is something close to half of the swedes in the big city have the experience of. After a few years of training became my singelhushåll a habit that became a kind of luck. No euphoria directly, more a form of existential satisfaction to be happy with my own company."
"if you're going To become a man fully, one must learn to be alone. It is not possible to jump over, the loneliness will sooner or later, in the middle of småbarnslivet, after the divorce or when your friends begin to die.nadd difficult with loneliness is to dispense the law, if you even have that option. It's even more difficult is to get people to accept that you actually enjoy it sometimes."