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Kory Floyd is a professor of interpersonal communication and the author of 15 books, including The Loneliness Cure: Six Strategies for Finding Real Connections in Your Life.
Raised near Seattle, Kory earned an undergraduate degree in English at Western Washington University. He then received his masters degree in communication from the University of Washington and his PhD in communication from the University of Arizona, where he is now a professor of communication. His work focuses on how people show affection for each other in their close relationships and on the problems we face when we don't have enough intimacy in our lives.