Professor Damien Ridge featured in article published in The Guardian
Psychology 17 November 2015
The article entitled "Is it just me... or does everyone lose friends in their 30s?" addresses the issue surrounding male loneliness in older men.
Professor Damien Ridge, who specialises in masculinity and men’s wellbeing at the University of Westminster describes why loneliness in older men is a real issue, and why many men in their 30s are already showing signs of this trait.
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