December 7, 2019

The Wall Street Journal recently published a piece with a blaring headline: The Loneliest Generation. Its authors argue that we are in the midst of an epidemic in which people feel lonelier than ever before.

As always, the unmarried population is the usual suspect....

November 6, 2019

Emma Watson isn’t single. Emma Watson is “self-partnered.”

The 29-year-old actress and activist coined the novel term to describe her relationship status in a British Vogue interview published Monday.

In it, Watson points to the stifling anxieties that come with nav...

October 27, 2019

DelFattore may not have a spouse or children, but that doesn’t mean she doesn’t have the fighting spirit of a pack of wolves. Over a long career in academia, she’s built deep, meaningful connections with extended family members, friends and colleagues. They were the on...

October 21, 2019

A far back as I can remember I never wanted to have children and, if I think about it, there were hints from an early age.

When I was a child I shunned dolls and instead played with the endless stuffed animals that filled my bedroom.

I was the youngest of four and didn’t...

According to recent research, single people are the fastest growing demographic in many countries in the world. Adults are marrying later and getting divorced earlier, whilst attitudes towards marriage, relationships and the family are reshaping the ways in which many...

October 9, 2019

To cater to the rising migrant population of students and working professionals, a new co-living culture is gaining ground in the metro cities. Start-ups like ZoloStays, Oyo Life, Nestaway, CoHo and Stanza Living are some of the options in this new segment of real esta...

October 3, 2019

When you’re a lady human of a certain age, you start getting interrogated about when you’ll get hitched. If you’re in a committed, long-term relationship with a special someone, your family and friends give themselves ample permission to quiz you on your nuptial plans,...

September 29, 2019

Skipped your best friend’s wedding in favour of some ‘me’ time with FIFA 20? Forget about it because you’ll be more successful in life for it.

Whilst many people fear the concept of being lonely or growing old alone, one researcher suggests that it might not be such a b...

September 27, 2019

Love. It’s the one subject we never tire of hearing about. 

Even those of us with cold, empty cavities where our hearts should be devour stories of marriages, meet-cutes, affairs, and plate-smashing-soul-wrenching breakups. No subject has engrossed us as thoroughly, for...

September 22, 2019

Get all thoughts about needing a ring on it out of your head; singlehood is the future.

According to the 2017 United Nations World Marriage Data, the number of women aged 30-34 who are married in the UK dropped from 89% to 71% between 1971 and 2011*.

And, considering tha...

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