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9 Pieces Of Scientific Proof That Being Single Is Awesome

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 05.29.2014 | Women

Single people put up with a lot: The endless questions about relationship status. The "pity face." The double standard wherein single women are desper...

The Secrets of Older Americans Living Alone

American Anthropological Association | Posted 08.18.2012 | Fifty
American Anthropological Association

Yes, living alone is the "new norm." However, this new norm is not yet supported by social policies that are more designed around the traditional family and around the acute model of health care.

Apple Selling Computerized Companionship: Are You Buying It?

Caryn Brooks | Posted 08.13.2012 | Technology
Caryn Brooks

The most disturbing part of the ads with John Malkovich is that he is always alone, except for his computerized constant companion, Siri. And he's very happy that way.

Why More Boomers Are Living Alone

Anthonia Akitunde | Posted 06.21.2012 | Fifty

When mom or dad has a harder time getting around their homes, one begins to make plans: “Should she move in with us? Maybe we should look into nursi...

The Phony 'Gender Wars'

Rick Newman | Posted 06.19.2012 | Women
Rick Newman

Do families break apart and relationships falter because men are irrelevant and fail to recognize their own obsolescence? Do men and women really tussle over who is dominant economically?

Escape Fantasies: Thoughts On Living Alone

Kevin Hartnett | Posted 05.19.2012 | Home
Kevin Hartnett

It's this last little block of alone time that I enjoy the most: the day done, and a few quiet minutes to myself before lights out.

My Secret Single Behavior

Jessica Pearce Rotondi | Posted 04.29.2012 | Women
Jessica Pearce Rotondi

The fact that women are more social yet still choose to live alone indicates a need among women for a place to be alone (Note: Virginia Woolf made this argument in 1929 -- highly recommended.)

Are Women Better At Living Alone?

| Posted 02.01.2012 | Women

By Rebecca Tuhus-Dubrow (Click here for original article) Earlier this year, divorcee Dominique Browning published an essay in the New York Times ...