A common side effect of big city life. The limitless amounts of social opportunities available creates a feeling of isolation when you for some reason don't exploit them. The depression is further increased by constantly witnessing other people seemingly overcoming these challenges better than you.
Alexander has been suffering from urban loneliness since he moved to New York. The sheer amount of things to do is a constant reminder of his own non-existent social life.
by citydreams February 01, 2014