In some countries, many more people are choosing to live alone nowadays than in the past. Do you think this is a positive or negative development?

These days, most people prefer to live alone rather than living with their parents or partners. I believe
has some positive and negative aspects. Living alone has some advantages for young adults. In some countries, most young people are willing to leave their parents’ home after finding a job in order to become independent.
leads them to be more responsible.
For example
, they will learn how to manage their budget not only to cover all expenses but
to save some money monthly.
, they have to do household chores on their own like cooking, ironing, shopping and so on.
On the other hand
, living alone has some drawbacks. It causes some individuals to feel depressed and isolated. Since , there is no one to socialize
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communicate, as well as, there are some moments in
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life in which he needs to have a conversation and talking about their daily stressors with
face to face.
, if you watch some events like football matches or music competitions on television with you
to share your emotions and idea, it would be more joyful.
, when
lives without any roommates or friends, he should pay all costs by himself and without sharing with
,including bills, accommodation and groceries.
, it is unlikely to have enough money to spend going on holiday. To sum up, in my opinion, living alone has both benefits and drawbacks for people ,and
is different from person to person. Individuals should decide
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