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