Ask anyone who’s been in an unhappy, non-communicative marriage.
Eric Klinenberg, the author of “Going Solo,” a book about living alone, looks at the emergence of the one-person household as an increasingly preferred living choice.
As a journalist, it’s nearly impossible to get an unconstrained look inside our penal system. In his office, Assistant Warden Parker asked Bacle what he knew about me. On his way out, Bacle asked the officer at the front gate, “What’s going on with Bauer? National media picked up the story and CCA issued a statement saying my approach “raises serious questions about his journalistic standards.” A couple of guards I worked with reached out to me right away.
I started applying for jobs in private prisons because I wanted to see the inner workings of an industry that holds 131,000 of the nation’s 1.6 million prisoners. He has no problem writing ’em up.” He asked what was wrong, but Parker wouldn’t say. The day after I quit, the Winnfield newspaper reported that I had been working at the prison.
So they offer a few features to protect your identity. The other is a pattern lock, which is basically just a gesture password, you’ll have to use each time you open the app.
That may be why increasing numbers of older people are turning to online dating sites, which offer a way to connect with others and make new friends, even if they don’t deliver a life partner.
There are other ways to connect and grow our social circles, too.
Online friendships can supplement real life relationships.
We need social interactions and people in our lives who care about us, but living alone doesn’t always lead to loneliness, just as living with others is no guarantee of happiness.