Articles specifically about what it means to live alone, how to do it, and the solo living movement
What do you call someone who lives alone?
The rise of living alone (especially as a preferred lifestyle choice) is a relatively new trend – so new, in fact, that there isn’t yet one commonly used word to describe us!
What does it mean to live alone?
Living alone means that when you shut your front door, you are solely responsible for what happens within the walls of your home.
Five Lessons I’ve Learnt from Lockdown
Lockdown has been different for each of us – and has fundamentally changed the way we live our lives.
The Solo Guide to Leaving Lockdown (and…Why Everything Feels Strange at the Moment)
Look to the future, and to the kind of life you want to build for yourself on the other side of Covid-19, and take the lessons you’ve learnt from this period with you.
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.
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?
Beginning to live well, alone
In the week since the Living Well Alone Project went live, our first blog post reached more than 2,400 people, and almost 400 people visited our site. Nearly 90 people have followed our Facebook page, and we’ve had six offers to hold focus groups across the country. It feels like we’re tapping into something here, and we’re only just getting started. 53 incredible people – of all…
How I decided to live well, alone
I’d been so excited about moving into my own place. It was 2016, and I’d just landed back in London after a couple of years abroad. Bar a short stint in my early twenties, where I’d technically lived by myself but practically lived at my boyfriend’s place, I’d always lived with housemates, friends, or family – in other words, so…