It might not be the easiest choice, but it might be the one you need more. The report highlights the growing generation of older men that are facing a future of increased isolation. It hard to admit that we are a bear to be around, or that I have grown into grouchy old man set in his ways. More from the web. One study actually found that being lonely carried similar health risks as smoking. This space should always reflect Aleteia values. For women there is more to do with things like knitting groups, but for gentlemen there is nowhere to go.
Men's inability to open up about their feelings is one of the major causes of isolation.
Middle-aged, male and lonely: 4 things men can do to feel less alone
When women die, people drift away from the man left behind. It's taken me 30 years, but I'm proud to say I'm ginger. Sign in with a social network or email and password to comment. Women won't outlive men for much longer. The findings also show that many men rely on their wives for social contact, so they then encounter a greater chance of suffering from loneliness and depression than women do when they are bereaved.