Emotional Loneliness

I have written many articles on here about loneliness and rejection, mainly because as a social psychologist I believe that these two variables are a root cause of many of our social and psychological problems in the world. Continue reading Emotional Loneliness

Responding to Criticism on my notion of loneliness

By: Curtis Peterson © Recently I have been criticized for my views on loneliness, even though these views are deeply seated in current research on the topic of loneliness. I would like to respond to some of the criticisms I have received. For this blog, I want to take on one of the most salient criticisms I have received Criticism 1: Loneliness is not a product of an individual’s social world, but rather a disposition of a person and psychological disorders. This criticism mostly comes from individuals who work in the mental health field, and work with individuals who report being … Continue reading Responding to Criticism on my notion of loneliness