Why are thirtysomethings lonely? Because society doesnt value friendship | Arwa Mahdawi

Social media has been made the scapegoat for millennials reporting loneliness, but the cultural primacy in adulthood of career and family has much to answer for, writes Arwa Mahdawi Millennials arent just the poorest generation; they are also the loneliest. According to data from YouGov, while digital habits undoubtedly affect mental health, research hasnt provided conclusive answers regarding the relationship between the two. When it comes to loneliness, I have a feeling that the culprit isnt so much technology as the fact that many millennials are in their 30s, which is a natural time for friendship dynamics to change: people start focusing on advancing their careers and building families rather than socialising with pals. It feels as if we are …

My 30 Animal Comics To Inspire People To Love And Care For Themselves

And before that day comes, self-care is still a luxury for many. Like the mother who believes her family’s needs come first, the breadwinner struggling to make ends meet, the kid trying to meet the parents’ expectation and the teenager trying to fit in. Unfortunately, any of us can be on the list. I hope they do the same magic to you as they do for me. #1 Listening Is Precious (In Collaboration With Association For Suicide Prevention) 8 reply #3 Try Some Love 10 reply #5 Just One More 4 reply #7 Sit With Someone 7 reply 4 reply View More Replies… #10 You Are Your Own Kind Of Beautiful 6 reply #12 You Can Be Sweet Too! 8 …