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The Opposite of Loneliness

This elusive, indefinable, opposite of loneliness scares me. More than finding the right job or city or spouse — I’m scared of losing this web we’re in. .

 
By: Marina Keegan

We don’t have a word for the opposite of loneliness, but if we did, I could say that’s what I want in life. What I’m grateful and thankful to have found at Yale, and what I’m scared of losing when we wake up tomorrow and leave this place.

It’s not quite love and it’s not quite community; it’s just this feeling that there are people, an abundance of …

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