Posts tagged "loneliness"

This Creepy Hugging Chair Will Distract You From Your Loneliness

The “tranquility chair,” aka the furniture that hugs you back, has a giant human doll attached to its back with outstretched arms ready to be wrapped around your weary self.

Claire Hannum | October 7, 2014 - 1:30 pm

The Soapbox: Hating On Social Media Is Trendy, But It’s Also Wrong

It seems like lots of people lately wax poetic about the good old days before we were all staring at computer screens. Take, for example, the popularity of the “Look…

Kitty Stryker | May 9, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Girl Talk: Just Call Me Miss Lonely Hearts

Wow, what a crazy past few months. I believe I cared for myself pretty well after my big breakup, which was now almost four months ago. I surrounded myself with…

Jessica Wakeman | April 21, 2011 - 3:00 pm

Mind Of Man: Snow Sucks When You’re Single

As I write this, the floating concrete mall known as Manhattan is experiencing a “wintery mix,” which is what happens when Old Man Winter has food poisoning. Walking to work…

John DeVore | February 2, 2011 - 3:00 pm

The Situation Says He Is “Very Lonely”

“The scrutiny. And the microscope. Obviously it’s a blessing — the women and the money and the fame, but at the same time it’s — it’s actually very lonely. Very…

Kate Torgovnick/ | November 23, 2010 - 1:50 pm

Dater X: Single Loneliness Rears Its Ugly Head

I spotted Brown Eyes across the street, leaning against a wall outside the restaurant. He looked adorable in his thick scarf, fiddling with his iPod. As I walked up, he…

Dater X | October 12, 2010 - 3:00 pm

Girl Talk: I Would Trade A Successful Career For A Family Of My Own

Recently, during a weekly therapy session, my doc and I were doing our thing, talkin’ ’bout boys, my frustration with the ones I have met, and my recent relapse into…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 12, 2010 - 3:30 pm

The Internet’s Made Young People Lonelier Than Ever!

Quick everyone—let’s blame the internet! A report published recently by the Mental Heath Foundation found that nearly 60 percent of people in the U.K. between the ages of 18 and…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 27, 2010 - 6:00 pm

Does Hooking Up Make Us Lonely?

Yesterday, NPR show “Morning Edition” explored a new a cultural phenomenon you may have heard of called “the hookup.” The hookup, the program explains to anyone living under a rock,…

Wendy Atterberry | June 9, 2009 - 3:45 pm

Dating Don’ts: Five Reasons NOT To Go On A Date

Have you ever just not been in the mood to go out on yet another first date, but force yourself to do it anyway? You talk yourself into it, reasoning,…

Judy McGuire | September 25, 2008 - 12:00 pm