Lonely Girls: How the Pandemic Has Deepened the Isolation of Adolescents

The coronavirus lockdown has increased the fear of missing out for many girls; social media reveals who’s getting together and who’s stuck at home

2020欧洲杯APP Emerson Christman hasn’t gotten together with friends in four months because of the coronavirus pandemic. The loneliness is gnawing at her.

“It’s really hard not to see my friends. When you’re a 10-year-old, that’s all you care about,” she said. “I hate it, really.”

Emerson’s family has been more stringent about socially isolating than many...

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