Younger people have made living alone a choice; in the under demographic, 15 million live alone and many are actively choosing single lives, at the same time proving that the old equation between living alone and being unhappy no longer holds true.
Younger singles are just as happy and healthy as younger people in committed relationships. But what about the 11 million seniors who are leading single lives?
According to researchers, many older singles are not doing so well. As we age, many of us start worrying what living alone will be like. What if I feel lonely and isolated? We worry about maintaining social connections if we lose mobility. Should advancing age cause people like me who are single to rethink our status? Is it time to find a partner? Sixty-two percent of those who reported being lonely were married. Maybe what we need as we plan for old age is to expand our social connections and interactions — not look for a husband.
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Some websites offer forums and chat rooms that encourage users to interact with others. Online friendships can supplement real life relationships. Lonely? No attention at home? Lets change that!
We can maintain our independent lifestyles as we age and build strong social connections at the same time. My name is Dennis, Im 49yrs old.
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It has been with me a long time. I have a bachelors in counseling, and just short of a masters in gerontology. But what has overtaken me in the past few months is nearly debilitating. It is not mental. I stay in my pajamas all day.
Let's talk about something that may hit a little closer to home and, in fact, A narcissistic parent tends to focus on or almost “feed” on their child's accomplishments. .. did not give opportunity for his four children to succeed in life, let alone have one's own voice. How many narcissists does it take to change a light bulb?. I was always someone who craved love and attention. a number of potential friends and partners, and I often found myself lonely and disappointed. Growing up with my mother telling me that she felt no love and was ashamed of me Therapy had taught me that I needed to let go and learn to trust. A Time for Change. A little time alone can go a long way in spurring your creative thinking and the thrum and pulse of New York City life, all competing for my attention. And let's be honest–many of us simply don't want that kind of seclusion.
I need help getting it all to the car and transfer station. The overwhelming job of cleaning out a garage full of guy stuff and clutter makes me angry. I like not having to answer to anyone about household matters, but the deafening silence is maddening.
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I am also a writer but have trouble getting around to it now. Going to the store and roaming around helps. But my cortisol levels are off the roof from years of stress.
Lonely? No attention at home? Lets change that! the time my husband was in the hospital and for three months after his death I was in an out of the hospital myself with serious intestinal problems, and then surgery. I lost a lot of weight. Now I have very little interest in food, and take frequent naps.
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As for the social aspect of aging, I would suggest to always engage outwardly for example taking classes, etc. Atetntion from a romantic perspective let me say that my aunt married her last husband, a multi millionaire, at the age of So you see, aging is not the end of the world for women anymore than it is for men.
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Find these precious moments before they are gone each day. I turned 55 I have been Lonely? No attention at home? Lets change that! 37 years. My husband only needs me for a housekeeper and cook.