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The biggest threat facing middle-age men isn’t smoking or obesity. It’s loneliness.

According to this, the biggest threat facing middle-age men is loneliness.

I don’t buy it. My alone time is something I not only cherish but need. Without it I feel drained, both emotionally and physically. To constantly have to deal with social interaction leaves me no time to recharge. Extroverted people, on the other hand, probably don’t feel this way and are more likely to feel the negative effects. I’m just not one of them.