Friday, February 24, 2012

Study - Living Alone

Here is a wonderful article from Psychology Today about the benefits of living alone. So all is not forsaken when we live alone. It doesn't mean we are in love by our lonesome. It only means that we don't share our homes.

Move over, scare stories about loneliness and the demise of a connected and caring society! More people are living alone than ever before - and that's a good thing.

In my last post, I fretted about whether Eric Klinenberg's new book, Going Solo: The Extraordinary Rise and Surprising Appeal of Living Alone, would get the media attention it deserves. Although it fully acknowledges the challenges of living alone, it is not a chicken-little book, running around squawking about the falling sky. The media loves "be afraid - be very afraid!" stories. Read entire article


Rex said...

I agree -- living alone is WONDERFUL!

Kat Smith said...

Especially when you love yourself and the quality time spent in gratituge.