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How Being Alone and Lonely Affects My Mental Health During our Current Reality

—For eight years I lived alone. Six in Southern California and two in Missouri. For a while it was just me, then it was me and my autism service dog, Tye. He’s decent company, though not much of a conversationalist. Eighteen months ago, my then twenty-one-year-old daughter moved in with me and for a few… Read More »