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My siblings are everything

By 11. January 2022Futures of ageing

In the future, the most important people in my life are “my siblings, we talk a lot on the phone and meet whenever possible”.

#Illness
#Loneliness
#Impoverishment

We asked, you answered.

How would you describe yourself?

33, male, self-employed artist

Imagine you are 72, 80 or even 99 years old: How and with whom do you live together?

Small flat of my own, alone

Who are the most important people in your life and how do you spend time with them?

My siblings, we talk a lot on the phone and meet whenever possible

What is your sex and love life like in the future?

Masturbation

How do you manage to stay mentally and physically fit?

Read a lot and go for walks

How do you afford everyday life in the future?

Small jobs or social welfare

In the future, what do you get up for in the morning?

Good question

If you had to tell a young friend about all the things you’ve done right while ageing and would thus recommend to them… What would they be?

That things were not so bad after all

– Original version: German –

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