How to be alone in a Covid-19 world

With the coronavirus crisis laying waste to the social calendar, what happens to the FOMO generation when there’s nothing left to miss out on?

15th March, 2020
How to be alone in a Covid-19 world
“Self-isolation” is a terrifying concept, no matter how introverted we might be. Picture: Getty

I often say that I’m “not a social person”. That, to me, there’s nothing more satisfying than a cancelled plan. That I abandoned any sense of FOMO (fear of missing out) a long time ago, for her kinder, gentler sister JOMO (joy of missing out). But, with the current world health crisis, and Covid-19 threatening self-isolation for millions of people, I’ve been re-assessing what it means to be a loner....

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