Looks like my man John Geddes wrote this several months ago, but I think it’s 1) amazing 2) especially apt this time of year.
Does anyone know any good songs that actually celebrate living solo? I can only think of songs like “One is the Lonliest” or “All by myself” or “Lonely boy”. Even the pop songs that have a more positive tone to them are more “give love the finger” songs like “I will survive” or that iconic Cher dance tune ” Do you believe in life after love?” (after love, after love, after love)
Recently, on CBC radio, there were two programs that dealt with people living alone. According to last year’s census, 27.6% of households (over 3.5 million of them in Canada) have a single occupant and there are more people living alone than coupled with children. I suspect that many of you reading this blog are living solo.
Sometimes that is by choice, other times by circumstance, but the reality is that there are more people living on their own…
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