Aging by Yourself Doesn’t Mean You Have to be Lonely

Today’s society holds marriage up as something we should all strive for. Unfortunately, this means they don’t understand people who don’t get married, as well as those who get divorced or become widowed because they live alone. What they fail to understand is that you can still feel “lonely” even when you’re in a relationship. This is especially true if your relationship is unhappy or lacks communication. This doesn’t mean that those who choose to live alone don’t get lonely. What it means is that even people in relationships still get lonely. A Look at Today’s Relationship Demographics Many young people have chosen to live alone today. In fact, about 15 million people under the age of 65 have actively chosen to live alone. This in and of itself should prove that living alone doesn’t make a senior citizen unhappy. Read More +