What Are the Consequences of Going Solo?

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Remember when living alone carried something of a stigma? According to the latest census, those days are gone. Nearly half of adult Americans are single and nearly a third of all households have just one resident. Thirty-one million Americans live alone, almost eight times as many as in 1950. Are all these "singletons," as they're called, happy and healthy, or lonely and isolated?


Eric Klinenberg - New York University - @EricKlinenberg, Sasha Cagen - Quirkyalone movement - @sashacagen, Ronni Bennett - Time Goes By - @Ronni7

Warren Olney

Katie Cooper, Frances Anderton, Gideon Brower