Society | By choice or by chance, more New Yorkers and other Americans are living alone
by Esther Eaton
Posted 10/24/19, 01:25 pm
When Sarah Yim had roommates, she could barely cram her juice into an overcrowded freezer. Her new, roommate-free apartment is smaller, but the freezer has room to spare. Yim, a designer for J.P. Morgan, now pays fees and utilities alone, and groceries can be tricky: Her soy milk once turned chunky before she could drink it, and buying lettuce means eating salad for a week or watching it go bad.