Now that solo living is becoming increasingly popular around the world, we know much more about it than we did before. Below is what I have written on the topic so far. You may also want to take a look at the chapter on living alone in How We Live Now: Redefining Home and Family in the 21st Century.

Living Alone: The Basics

The increasing number of people living alone, 1960-2020

More people around the world are living alone

The characteristics of people who live alone, around the world

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

Myth buster: How Going Solo takes lonely out of alone

This book will change our lives

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

What We Get Out of Living Alone

Is living alone the unlikely answer to loneliness?

The secret strengths of people who live alone and like it

Best things about living alone — for people who mean it

How living alone will transform men

Is it healthier to live with someone?

Is a solitary life a shorter life? Results of a big, new review

The least appreciated perk of living alone

Not monitored, not judged – one of the true joys of living solo?

The rarely recognized route into the Black middle class: Staying single and living alone

(Also see this collection of articles on solitude)

Implications for Society of the Rise of Solo Living

What needs to change now that so many people live alone

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

Are Americans becoming more and more isolated?

The end of marriage

Who Is Good at Living Alone?

The happy loner

5 reasons why so many women love living alone

Most can’t stand to be alone with their thoughts – can you?

When isolated people are not lonely and connected people are

Living Alone in Later Life

If you are single, will you grow old alone? Results from 6 nations

The ultimate threat to single people: You’ll die alone

Living Alone: Backlash and Mockery

Single People and People Living Alone Aren’t to Blame for the Loneliness Epidemic

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

Is a solitary life a shorter life? Results of a big new review

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

The loneliness panic

Living Alone: Some Other Topics and Themes

Time alone saps the willpower of people who are neurotic

Is your ideal living situation different at different points in your life?

Who is the true avatar of the lonely crowd – the single person or the couple?

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

Celebrations of Finland’s success leave one big group behind

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

The secret to balancing time alone and time together?

(Also check out this collection of articles on solitude)

Bella Depaulo New Book How We Live Now

How We Live Now: Redefining Home and Family in the 21st Century

Alone: The badass psychology of people who like being alone