“Living alone is a poor option for people younger than 66 years. It is likely that people with low well-being live alone either because they have recently broken from a relationship or because they cannot find a partner to live with them. The former reason could account for the very low levels of well-being in people aged 36-65 who live alone.”
Australian Centre on Quality of Life
School of Psychology
Deakin University in Melbourne
Michael Schluter argues that relationships, rather than money or power, are the key to personal well-being.