“Social distancing” has become a key phrase in the past few days as cities and towns across the United States confront the growing number of COVID-19 cases. Public Health officials have asked that we limit close contact with other individuals in order to avoid catching the virus or passing it on.
Many people will stay home to prevent infection. It will get tough—emotionally—because, for most of us, being close to people is what makes life pleasurable.
Here are some suggestions to effectively deal with the isolation that comes with increasing the distance between people.