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Olivia Laing

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    Loneliness is difficult to confess; difficult too to categorise. Like depression, a state with which it often intersects, it can run deep in the fabric of a person
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    You can be lonely anywhere, but there is a particular flavour to the loneliness that comes from living in a city, surrounded by millions of people.
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    You can see them, but you can‘t reach them
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    You can see them, but you can‘t reach them, and so this commonplace urban phenomenon, available in any city of the world on any night, conveys to even the most social a tremor of loneliness, its uneasy combination of separation and exposure.
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    Unhappy, as the dictionary has it, as a result of being without the companionship of others.
  • Ega Ratu Edomembuat kutipantahun lalu
    Loneliness is difficult to confess; difficult too to categorise.
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    Loneliness is a very special place.
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    Many marvellous things have emerged from the lonely city: things forged in loneliness, but also things that function to redeem it.
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    What does it feel like to be lonely? It feels like being hungry: like being hungry when everyone around you is readying for a feast. It feels shameful and alarming, and over time these feelings radiate outwards, making the lonely person increasingly isolated, increasingly estranged
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    I don’t want to be alone. I want someone to want me. I’m lonely. I’m scared. I need to be loved, to be touched, to be held.
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