Once upon a time, living single was looked upon with suspicion and even pity. Now, it’s more akin to a badge of honour: an emblem of freedom and choice.
Living single doesn’t necessarily mean that you’re not in a relationship. Rather, it’s choosing to look beyond the nuclear family thing in order to live alone, often in a community where doing so is the norm.
In such places, living single is starting to become a collective experience, with its own distinct identity.
Here are five countries around the world where, increasingly, flying solo in this way is not only accepted but positively embraced.