March 28, 2019

Single people value their independence, and are not afraid to try new things. 

There are some old-fashioned people who believe that being single when you're almost 30 is very worrisome, since according to them, you should already be married with kids. Of course, being t...

March 25, 2019

The pressure to get married has long been a source of frustration, confusion and consternation for single people. For millennials, the topic seems especially pressing; A Pew report predicts that one-quarter of American young adults will never marry.

Non-Western countrie...

March 20, 2019

Sometimes, being single can be lonely. There are few feelings worse than showing up to brunch only to find that every one of your friends has brought their significant other, or having to grit your teeth while you tell family members that no, you won't be bringing anyo...

March 16, 2019

For decades, single people have been relentlessly stereotyped, stigmatized, and marginalized — including even by social scientists. With wearying regularity, we have been told that single people are miserable creatures with terrible eating habits, and if only they woul...

March 11, 2019

The stigma attached to being alone seems to be easing up a bit. Being single doesn’t mean what it used to.

A shift in social and economic standards has effectively mugged courtship of its exigence. Without the prod of outmoded traditions and the fear of instability, peo...

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* Quotes are from real interviews conducted for the book, pseudo images and names are used to protect interviewees' anonymity. 

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