being alone
People with limited social contact in their lives were more likely to die earlier, providing a rather sound argument for better social services, outreach, and support for older adults.
friendship
Everyone's idea about the number of friends you should have is "unrealistic" and realizing this is a "normal part of growing up" that unfortunately doesn't get a ton of airtime.
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Nov 9, 2012 at 2:30pm | 81 comments

parents
Does this mean we're raging, unrepentant social media addicts, or just really into sharing our lives' happiest moments? Probably both.
boredom
I'm sorry. I'm a wretched person. But: "mustard."
candles
I wish there was another human being in bed with me, but I’ve found comfort in fancy-ass candles.
social media
As we exploit visibility for success, our real friends rely on social media to see us.
best friends
Nick and I put our shoes on in the foyer and I asked him if I could sleep over because the thought of sleeping next to him was nicer than sleeping alone.