Not the Usual Story Lines about Loneliness

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In research on stereotypes of single people, my colleagues and I found that other people believe that single people are lonelier than married people, and that they become even lonelier as they get older. In fact, though, there is no evidence from longitudinal research that getting married makes people less lonely, and there is evidence that getting married makes people more insular.

Here are some of my writings on loneliness. You will not find the usual story lines about loneliness here. There are way too many misconceptions out there and it is time to debunk them.

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Buy “How We Live Now” And I’ll Send You a Free Copy of One of My Other Books

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If you buy a copy of How We Live Now: Redefining Home and Family in the 21st Century (a new one, not one you already have), I’ll send you a free copy of one of my other books. Shipping is also free if your shipping address is within the continental U.S. If it is not, I’m happy to pay the first $3.22 (what it will cost me to ship to most US addresses) if you will pay the rest.

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