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Millennial loneliness poll: 22 percent say they have “no friends” – Vox

Loneliness can be helpful, unless it becomes chronic.

Today, members of the millennial generation are ages 23 to 38. These ought to be prime years of careers taking off and starting families, before joints really begin to ache. Yet as a recent poll and some corresponding research indicate, there’s something missing for many in this generation: companionship.

A recent poll from YouGov, a polling firm and market research company, found that 30 percent of millennials say they feel lonely. This is the highest percentage of all the generations surveyed.

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Furthermore, 22 percent of millennials in the poll said they had zero friends.

 

Source: Millennial loneliness poll: 22 percent say they have “no friends” – Vox

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