are described as persons living alone or forming a household
on their own" (1980, S. 350)
Definition: creative single
or divorced people between 25-55 years of age and living
alone (...) who did not agree with the statements of the
scale »feelings of deprivation concerning a partner«".
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living alone tend to value their situation more positively
than men living alone." (1980, S.360)
with Libby (1977) and Adams (1976) that it is possible to
recognize creative singles (who give a positive meaning to
singlehood, in comparison with other singles to whom
singlehood is, in the first place, a lonely experience)"