This chapter considers loneliness in relation to households, families and communities, recognizing that loneliness has been so strongly articulated in relation to other people, sociability and relationships. Frogmore Cottage, which she purchased when the king's mental health put a strain on her marriage, provided her with another outlet, as it gave her own space, somewhere that socializing could take place more informally than at court, or where she could be alone if she wished. He argues that the modern tendency to see loneliness through a crisis model obscures its long-term existence and limits our understanding of its depth and complexity. The counterpoint to loneliness might be figured as love, if authors consider love as the affective connections, resources and support that family and community offer the individual and that take a multitude of cultural forms. It reflects on how the treatments and social practices associated with this disease enforced a separation from the community and sociability desired during the period.