Even Strangers Can Make You Feel Left Out

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Even Strangers Can Make You Feel Left Out
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Tue, 01-31-2012 - 10:01am

Have you ever felt rejected even in crowd of strangers? According to Health Day News:

The need for a connection to other people is so powerful that being ignored by a stranger can make someone feel left out, according to a new study.

People need to feel they are part of a group or connected to others in order to be happy, the researchers explained. This sense of belonging can come from joining a club, a friendly neighbor or -- as this study reveals -- even eye contact from a stranger. READ MORE

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Fri, 02-10-2012 - 12:43pm
I was going to read this,but I get an error.
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Fri, 02-10-2012 - 12:48pm

Hmmm, not sure what happened there but I edited it. Hopefully it works this time. :-)

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