As we age, many of us start worrying what living alone will be like. Those of us who sought a single life and chose not to remarry after a divorce or spouse’s death might find ourselves rethinking our priorities.Should advancing age cause people like me who are single to rethink our status? In an effort to quantify the feeling of loneliness – a sense of not having meaningful contact with others, accompanied by painful distress – geriatric specialists at the University of California, San Francisco, asked 1,604 adults age 60 and older how often they felt isolated or left out, or lacked companionship.
I truly believe in my case that is the cause of my deep sense of isolation.
I realized that the last days hold no meaning for me because the average life span in America is 78.8 years, i am 76.
The possibilities are endless and all you have to do is make the decision to try. What’s more is that a bad kiss can ruin your chances of dating your kissing partner long-term…. It sucks being caught out on Valentine’s Day, single as can be. Is she the woman with whom you want to build a life?
Like a lone wolf trapped on a floating iceberg, how will you ever return to your wolf pack and find a hot wolf-mate to love? When you date a man or a woman, the feely-weelies and sickening lovey-doveyness at…
In a society where marriage has been held up as the ideal, they misunderstand how those who’ve never married, or who are widowed or divorced, experience living alone.
Loneliness is not tied to relationship status, and it’s a fallacy to assume that marriage or cohabitation is the solution.Ask anyone who’s been in an unhappy, non-communicative marriage.Eric Klinenberg, the author of “Going Solo,” a book about living alone, looks at the emergence of the one-person household as an increasingly preferred living choice.But what about the 11 million seniors who are leading single lives?According to researchers, many older singles are not doing so well. We worry about maintaining social connections if we lose mobility.Online friendships can supplement real life relationships.