Scientists unveil optimal age for being alone and avoiding relationships

By Ian Banks | May 11, 2024

Crucial period

Researchers have pinpointed a specific age at which solitude can be advantageous in dealing with heartbreak and getting ready for new romantic endeavors. 
 

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This age marks a crucial period where taking time for oneself before committing to a relationship, such as marriage, can be highly beneficial. 
 

Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute

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A study conducted by the Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute revealed that individuals who rush into relationships immediately after leaving their parental home may struggle more with handling heartbreak later on, compared to those who choose to remain single between the ages of 20 and 25.