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Loneliness In America

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So by quoting this data Halpern demonstrates that looking back more than 200 years and comparing it to modern times, people are entering into marriage later in life, there are fewer large families, and more people are living by themselves. However, looking back only a few decades he concludes that the number of young people in America who are living alone is increasing very quickly. He further supports that the increase in occupations that are solitary in nature are also contributing to the loneliness of America, which Halpern describes in his introduction as “traveling salesmen, Web designers, phone-bank operators, and online day traders who live and work in
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