Navigating the Relationship of Living Alone on Loneliness, Solitude and Life Satisfaction among Young Adults

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  • Vallari Saurabh Amity Institute of Psychology and Allied Sciences

Keywords:

solitude, young adults, living alone, loneliness, life satisfaction

Abstract

While living alone can make young adults feel lonely, some enjoy their personal space. A want for solitude is driven by loneliness and satisfaction stems from the independence and introspection that come with being by oneself. The purpose of the research was to study the effect of living alone on loneliness, solitude, and life satisfaction among young adults. The participants involved 60 young adults (30 Male, 30 Females) from Delhi NCR. Standardized measures of loneliness, solitude and life satisfaction were administered. Results showcased a significant negative correlation between loneliness and life satisfaction while positive relationship between life satisfaction and solitude as well as solitude and loneliness. The findings suggest conducting a longitudinal study would help in better understanding these relationships over time.

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Published

15-03-2024

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