Is London a lonely place?

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Is London a lonely place?
12th August 2014

It's said that London can be a lonely place and the latest statistics back up the claim. A new study by Relate has revealed that more than 1 in 20 Londoners have no close friends. London Live spoke to people in the capital to see what their experience is.

The survey covered 5 key aspects of people's relationships. People in London fared better than the rest of the country.


The Camden Town Shed offers practical activities for people, especially men, who are getting used to life after work.


Technology has had an impact on the quality of human relationships, explained by Chris Sherwood of Relate.


Men are more likely to rely on their friends whilst women depend more on their friends.


Counsellor Priscilla Sim spoke to Wake Up London about the problem of loneliness in the Capital.



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