Articles about different aspects of a solo living lifestyle
What it’s Really Like to Live Alone During the Lockdown (from People who Know)
The coronavirus crisis is affecting us all in different ways, and one group we’re hearing about a lot at the moment are people who live alone. Under usual circumstances, people who live alone use words like resilient, empowered, independent and connected to describe themselves.
How I’m spending Christmas this year (Yvonne’s story)
For some years I have joined my youngest son, my daughter in law and grandchildren for Christmas. My daughter-in-law’s brother has room to hold Christmas dinner and all the family contribute by bringing food courses or sundries. This year the family dynamics have changed - I have been invited but have decided on an alternative Christmas.
How I’m spending Christmas this year (Hilary’s story)
For many years I volunteered on Christmas Day then spent some time with my elderly Mother. Once my Mother died I was able to spend Christmas entirely on my own and I loved it: a walk on the beach and a lovely veggie curry for Christmas dinner.
How I’m spending Christmas this year (BertieBooBoo’s story)
Mummy has four Labradors.
How I’m spending Christmas this year (Tom’s story)
This Christmas will be a little different. This Christmas, it’s not my turn to look after my young daughter, who will be away with her Mum. I know she’ll have a great time, but I also know that I will feel sad and a little lonely over the holiday season. The worst kind of lonely, the kind of lonely you…
How I’m spending Christmas this year (Maxine’s story)
Do what you want at Christmas – whatever makes you happy. Work. Walk. Call someone in a similar situation. Embrace your life. Don’t feel like it’s a lesser life because you are on your own.
Emma Watson says she’s happy being single – judging her misses the point
Singledom is a global phenomenon that’s already here, and is only going to grow. People who pass judgement on those who admit to being happily single are missing the point - the research suggests that as more people than ever before spend more of their lives uncoupled, the people who experience it may benefit, and so should society.
Co-founder Hannah talks about the project on her alumni blog
The Loneliness Project?
Three friends forward on the same link to an article on the loneliness crisis. All of this is well intentioned and interesting. But here’s the thing that might be surprising to you: we don’t run a loneliness project. We run a project for people who live alone.
Living Alone: A Question of Choice?
Is living alone always a choice? What are the alternatives for those who find themselves living alone, and decide it's not for them?