Are you alone in the crowd? Are you disconnected in a world that is so connected


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Is all these connection in social media and everywhere on the wide web making us more connected or disconnected? Is social media making us disconnected from each other? Are we becoming more and more antisocial and more disconnected from each other? Even though it seems like people today are more connected to one another than ever before in human history thanks to the Internet-based networking and text messaging but they are also more lonely and distant from one another in their unplugged lives! MIT social psychologists sherry Truckle, Phd said: our online conversations not only changing the way we interact online, it's straining our personal relationships as well." How do young people feel about their social lives? Are they being isolated from the real world, or their personal relationships? When a young person says I would rather text than talk, are they hiding from each other instead? Maybe a phone call can reveal too much and they may not have enough control over what they want to say! Join us today as we discover the truth about social life from a young woman’s perspective and why does she feel lonely sometimes in a world that is so connected? Let us know what you think, and what can you do to be more connected than disconnected? Disclaimer: Your Life Now show is intended to be for information purpose only and thoughts provoking. Please contact us directly if we can be of service to you at:

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