10 Ideas

Eric Klinenberg's article in your "10 Ideas That Are Changing Your Life" package says people who live alone combat loneliness by becoming more socially active [Living Alone Is the New Norm, March 12]. It's not that people nowadays want to be on their own; the real issue is that they are increasingly self-centered and individualistic. Meaningful and lasting relationships require compromise. So instead of paying this price for long-term and intimate relationships, people choose what is easy and does not require any real commitment, happy just to have Facebook "friends."
René de Groot, OLONZAC,...

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