The noted futurist Alvin Toffler once wrote; “Loneliness is now so widespread it has become, paradoxically, a shared experience.” Yet Alvin could have never anticipated the impact COVID would have on loneliness. While the world is no longer under strict lockdown many individuals remain hunkered down in what we like to call their COVID cave. Shared experiences we once took for granted have become cause for celebration and ironically a luxury. Many are now working from home rarely leaving their surroundings. Eating out, going to a bar, taking in a movie or sporting event things we once did without thinking . . .
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