How We Live Now: Redefining Home and family in the 21st Century

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  • Title: How We Live Now: Redefining Home and family in the 21st Century
  • Author: Bella DePaulo
  • ISBN: 9781582704791
  • Page: 443
  • Format: Hardcover
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    1. I’ve been voraciously reading Dr. DePaulo’s work for the past year, and as I continue to rebuild my life as a single person who had been coupled with either a boyfriend or a husband for 31 years (and since the tender age of 14) I have nothing but gratitude for her latest book that speaks of how we live with and amongst one another – lifespaces, as she calls it. Debunking research, challenging elements of culture, and addressing stigmatism is what Dr. DePaulo does best, and always in a welc [...]

    2. I came to this book looking for innovation in modes of living, particularly around cohousing, retirement, and older-age care. The first two were covered here, but through all of the topics I found only a thin exploration, nothing deep enough to really get a sense of how people really do live now, outside a narrow demographic the author interviewed.At one point, the author writes (regarding living near other people's children), "Since I don't want to live with any other humans of any age, I can r [...]

    3. In the 1970's, when I was 17 years old, I came out as a lesbian. This really upended my vision of my future which always included marriage and children. Unlike now, that did not seem possible so I began to shift my sense of how I would live as an adult. I lived collectively, singularly, with a roommate and in several other types of housing situations that I never even imagined. As Bella DePaulo describes in her engaging and original book, many more adults are choosing to live in these formerly " [...]

    4. This is a really interesting book ,it took me a couple of days to finish . The way we live is changing ,for the better. Fascinating ideas .

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