Isolation: Detrimental Effects On A Person's Well-Being

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Human beings are social creatures. To exist, we require interactions with others. Studies have shown isolation can have detrimental effects on a person's well being. Therefore, when someone chooses to go against human nature by isolating themselves, there are often underlying reasons that need to be examined. When dealing with painful situations, I isolate myself from loved ones and distract myself by putting all of my focus in school or work. Even as a kid when I was not of age to work and was not burdened with a heavy academic workload, I chose to isolate myself from friends and family by hiding in my closet and reading books. After a painful breakup my sophomore year, I chose to live on the other side of my house alone for a month and
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