July 31, 2019

In her essay, Stomping on the Cookie Cutter, journalist and sports writer Sharda Ugra writes that the 2011 Census reported that the number of urban single women was 27 million. “Of those 27 million, even if we assume that only 10 per cent are single by wild, wilful cho...

July 29, 2019

Ratan Tata: The 81-year-old philanthropist and the former chairman of the Tata Group is single. Under the leadership of Ratan Tata, the Tata Group reached newer heights, but the renowned industrialist never got the time to tie the knot.

Anna Hazare: Kisan Baburao Hazare...

July 28, 2019

The bias against single people that I call “singlism” is pervasive. The stereotyping, stigmatizing, and marginalizing of single people, and the discrimination against them, shows up in the workplace, the marketplace, the classroom, and the boardroom; in politics, the m...

July 27, 2019

As much as the fact hovers between corny and clichéd, this piece cannot be written without cricket. Cricketers, actually. They are part of my life story as a singleton/bachelor girl/spinster. The story is not about how I found one or two or three cricketers compellingl...

July 26, 2019

I read 7 engaging memoirs by single women. One of them was a masterpiece — an unapologetic embrace of single life that was equal to the moment of what it means to be single in the 21st century.

I’m a social scientist and for two decades, I have been conducting and inhal...

July 25, 2019

Jane Mathews has been single for eight years.

"Everyone sees it as a temporary thing, like I'm in some sort of a holding pattern on my way to the sunny heights of coupledom," she said.

But for Jane, 57, coupledom is not the end goal.

"I'm getting happier and happier livin...

For Albert Mohler, president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Ky., the key question is "whether or not there is a binding morality to which everyone is accountable."

Mohler is a co-founder of the biannual Together for the Gospel conference, wh...

July 23, 2019

There are more unmarried American adults now than there were 50 years ago, according to a recent survey by the U.S. Census Bureau.

The survey data published in August 2017 showed that single or unmarried people comprise 63.5 percent of today's adult population compared...

July 22, 2019

CityNews – A recent study by Mahidol University’s Institute for Population and Social Research has shown an increasing number of Thai women choosing to stay single and childless, with the high birth rate of 6 children per woman in 1970 dropping to a more modern 1.5 chi...

July 21, 2019

Elyakim Kislev opens his book on happy single life with a scene from his childhood about growing up in Jerusalem in a modern Orthodox family. He describes how he went to shul with his father and would notice a widower in his thirties, with his only son. He pitied him b...

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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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