The loneliness epidemic: Attractive, successful – yet for years EMILY WHITE felt profoundly alone. Why can"t we be more honest about a problem…

The loneliness epidemic: Attractive, successful – yet for years EMILY WHITE felt profoundly alone. Why can"t we be more honest about a problem…

10:42 PM on 27th July 2011

Nobody to talk to: Emily White says attitudes towards lonely people need to change (posed by model)

Nobody to talk to: Emily White says attitudes towards lonely people need to change (posed by model)

Unsocial networking: Communicating with people online isn

Unsocial networking: Communicating with people online isn”t as rewarding as face-to-face or over the telephone (posed by model)

Two

Two”s company: We are constantly presented with easy-to-achieve sociability as in this Boden swimwear advert

All by myself: Loneliness can be as debilitating as depression but isn

All by myself: Loneliness can be as debilitating as depression but isn”t treated as seriously by society (posed by model)