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Filling a social void
We have more ways of communicating with people around the world than at any other time in history, and yet incidences of loneliness, isolation and depression continue to grow. While society places high value on the freedom of individual self-expression, the fundamental desire for intimacy, connectedness and community remains powerfully strong.
Where natural or historical communities have broken down or no longer exist, the human spirit seeks new ways of making contact, connecting and developing meaningful contact. docleaf's Larry McGonnell, a qualified psychotherapist, gives us his perspectives on why social networks have become increasingly popular forms of expression.
Read Larry's article here