Surviving & Thriving Solo is a light-hearted look at living alone. It is intended for men and women of all ages who live on their own, whether single, separated, divorced or widowed, and those who help them to survive and thrive, such as friends, relatives and acquaintances. The book offers a wealth of suggestions for coping with the challenges like loneliness and chores plus tips for enjoying the opportunities to pursue creative hobbies and build rewarding relationships. Also included is an annotated reading list for further exploration of issues related to living alone.
The author shares many personal anecdotes. The text is easy and fun to read. The style is friendly and the tone is optimistic. There are checklists of choices—both realistic and whimsical, accompanied by humorous illustrations.
Surviving & Thriving Solo is guaranteed to inform, inspire and entertain you. Oscar Wilde expresses the essence of living alone successfully with his line: "To love oneself is the beginning of a life-long romance." The book celebrates this romance as the author emphasizes accepting and caring for yourself and everything in your life. You will feel empowered as you discover that you always have options to create a rich and satisfying life in all situations.