Living Single

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Living Alone: Everything You Always Wanted to Know

Once an embarrassment, going solo is now an achievement

I’m always tempted to write a new post on living alone, and I’m sure I will write plenty in the future. Recently, though, as I was reviewing what I had already written to decide what to write next, I was a bit surprised at how many different takes on solo living I have already discussed, both here at “Living Single” as well as in other places where I write. So today, I’m sharing links to those articles.

Is there something about living alone that you would like to know about, but don’t see listed here? Let me know and I’ll see what I can do. (Also take a look at the note at the end.)

Millions living alone: The result of centuries of growing individualism?

Living alone is a sign of success – for the individual and for society

The living arrangement that is the new normal: Do you know what it is?

The least appreciated perk of living alone

Living alone: 12 things you didn’t know

Alone: What is it good for?

If you live alone, have you made a virtue of selfishness?

This book will change our lives

Tasty myth-busting from the new “Going Solo” book

Myth buster: How Going Solo takes lonely out of alone

Stop the good presses! The backlash against living alone has begun

Did you miss the debate shout-out to living alone?

Finland hosts an education day about people who live alone

Celebrations of Finland’s success leave one big group behind

The Dylan Ratigan Show briefly puts matrimania on pause to acknowledge solo living

10 supposedly quirky behaviors of people who live alone

Have single people stuck a nail in the coffin of the suburbs?

Will you get to choose whether to live on your own?

Aging on your own: 5 things you may not know

[Note: Amazon has a program in which it donates 0.5% of the price of your purchases to the charity of your choice. Do you know of any charities that care particularly about single people of any variety (single adults with no children, single parents, single men, single women, etc.)? Or do you know of charities that include single people as recipients, even if they do not focus especially on them? If so, please post the name(s) in the comments section so we can all know about it. Or email me if you don’t want your name to show up. Also, if you are an Amazon Associate and you are doing something good for single people, such as writing an enlightened blog, click here.]

Bella DePaulo, Ph.D., is author of Singled Out: How Singles Are Stereotyped, Stigmatized, and Ignored, and Still Live Happily Ever After. She is a visiting professor at UCSB.

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