Bella DePaulo, a psychologist at the University of California Santa Barbara, decided to dispel the myth about the potential hazards caused by the loneliness.
“The stereotype deep-rooted saying that people without a partner are unhappy and lonely, and that their only goal is to find a spouse, is a myth,” says Bella DePaulo.
According to the scientist, the singles have more advantages compared to those who live as a couple, says The Independent.
As the esteem Ms. DePaulo, a single person can achieve better results in their careers and are more engaged in the development of their capacities and their talents. In addition, singles are more active in the field of sports, suffer less from obesity and often have a silhouette more slender.
In addition, according to the researchers, the singles are more popular among their friends and communicate more often with them than people who started their family.
The Independent also notes that previous research carried out in 2015 in nine european countries confirm the findings of Ms. DePaulo. Thus, studies conducted on a panel of 4,500 people showed that married people weighed 2.2 kg more than single people their age.