How Has The Pandemic Been Affe...

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How Has The Pandemic Been Affecting People's Personal Relationships?

Sarah Stacey
Sarah Stacey

5:57 PM - 26 Feb 2021

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Loneliness is increasing more among 18 to 34-year-olds than for any other age group and is emerging as a "very serious public health issue", according to the Institute of Public Health.

Just 3% of 18 to 34-year-olds surveyed in 2018 said they were lonely "all or most of the time", compared to 26% in November 2020.

Is loneliness a personal issue or a broader societal issue?

Irish Times advice columnist and Hot Press film editor Roe McDermott joined us to discuss how the pandemic has been affecting people's personal relationships.

How Has The Pandemic Been Affecting People's Personal Relationships?

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