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Why the Digital Age Is Not Destroying Friendship

The more media we use to maintain a relationship, the stronger that bond will likely be

Illustration: Sullivan Brown

HHas the overuse of the word “friend” devalued the relationships it describes? In a connected world, how valuable are our online relationships? Are we, in fact, disconnected from one another? Must we visit someone at home to call that…




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Lydia Denworth

Lydia Denworth

Author of FRIENDSHIP: The Evolution, Biology, and Extraordinary Power of Life’s Fundamental Bond (Norton 2020). @LydiaDenworth and

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