Finding New Meaning in Relationships

Feb 28 , 2021 | Lifestyle

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In North America and Europe, one-person-households make up at least 40% of all households. The world’s population is shifting towards singlehood, a development made under the rising pressures and expectations from work and school, not to mention a wide variety of increasing wealth disparities. Our Host James Chau takes a look into the growing trend of unmarried and single households and how this is shaping our idea of family and home.


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