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Lynn Enright: ‘I can’t shake the sense that the loneliness I feel is somehow my fault’


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by Lynn Enright
01.03.21

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Having moved back to Ireland, Lynn Enright worries that her friendships will only ever be over Zoom

I have recently moved back to Ireland after almost a decade away and when someone asks me how I’m finding the transition, I say that it has mostly been fine, good even, but well it’s hard to know because of lockdown. If I’m being honest, I will tell them that I worry that I have very few friends here: nearly everyone I knew a decade ago has moved away and I haven’t been able to...

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