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According to a study in Applied Research Quality of Life, single people tend to be happier than the married ones, as they are more socially active.
Therefore, it is these very social in...
The so-called ‘social capital’ is perceived by the singles as a substitute for the affection that a life partner is to provide.
More than that, for individuals who have recently gone th...
All in all, making sure that you keep your circle close to you, especially when you are single, can make a significant difference in your quality of life, as you are going to feel happier whenever ...
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