The Least Lonely People Right Now
For most, social distancing has meant isolation. With interactions limited to partners or immediate family, loneliness is settling in single-family homes throughout the country.
Elsewhere, dance parties, campfires, and group yoga sessions abound. In the Bay Area, people living in cooperatives (co-ops) are sheltering in place in households ranging in size from five to 41 people. “We’re probably the least lonely people right now,” says Stephanie Pakrul, who lives in a 41-bedroom warehouse turned