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Why You Miss Casual Friends and People You Barely Knew

Dr Eugene Tee, Associate Professor in Psychology

08-Feb-21 14:00

Why You Miss Casual Friends and People You Barely Knew

Amidst lockdowns and the need to physically distance, we’ve made the effort to maintain our connection to our closest circle of friends and family, even when we can’t see each other physically or as often as we like. But what about connections and conversations that we are missing out on, be it with a casual work acquaintance, the uncle at the local sundry shop, or the stranger at a cafe? We look at why these connections are important in our lives.

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Produced by: Lim Sue Ann

Presented by: Lim Sue Ann, Tee Shiao Eek


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