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Here’s The Amount Of Time You Need To Spend Alone To Actually Feel Lonely

A new study focuses on the point at which we become lonely, and it differs for people ages 60 and up.

Loneliness and being alone are often linked in our minds. But little research has been done to show if there’s any real correlation between the two ― at least until now.

In a study published in the Journal of Research in Personality in September, researchers at the University of Arizona found that solitary time does not closely correlate with feelings of loneliness, that is, until a person spends 75% of their time alone.

The researchers also found that feelings of loneliness are dependent on age.

For adults younger than…

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