Surname 1NameInstructorCourseDateDiscussion PostPeople in the United States are shrinking their social networks day by day. People havebecome too busy as they try to earn a living that they barely have time to check up on each other.This means that they have less time to interact and maintain relationships such as friends andfamily. Furthermore, children are raised to look out for themselves and satisfy their needs first.This means that they will always be looking out for themselves first before looking out for other.There have been increased cases of depression and suicide that can be attributed to lonelinessand lack of proper focus. People barely confide in one another as this can be seen as a sign ofweakness. Furthermore, people barely have time for one another. It has become extremely hardfor people to form strong bonds with one another. Besides close family, it has become really hardto find someone to share problems with.