Studies of people living alone show that the majority of them are doing fine; they neither feel isolated, nor sad or lonely. The median age of 1st marriage is now 29.5 for men and 27.4 for women. These trends are expected to continue. Living alone is becoming more and more popular.
Time to Be Single
According to a 2017 Census Bureau report, a huge number of adults in the US are unmarried. Over 110 million residents were divorced or widowed or had never been married. This number represents over 45% of all Americans aged 18 or older.
Based on a report from the Pew Research Center, by the time today’s young adults reach the age of 50, nearly 1 in 4 of them will have been single all their life.
In the US, the number of people who live without a spouse or partner made up 42% last year, … Read the rest