March 29, 2020

“During the past half century, our species has embarked on a remarkable social experiment. For the first time in human history, great numbers of people – at all ages, in all places, of every political persuasion – have begun settling down as singletons.”

That’s wha...

March 22, 2020

Fear of being alone (FOBA) may end up in life-changing mistakes and we must recognize it and fight its consequences. As cynical as it appears to use another person to assuage our fears, for many people, it is a major reason to find a partner and marry.

A resea...

March 13, 2020

There can be a tendency to (falsely) assume that people who aren’t in romantic relationships are “incomplete,” or that they’re lying when they say they’re happy being single.

Some people do want to be in a relationship, but we do single people a disservice when we...

March 8, 2020

Marriage over the past few decades has been associated with many benefits, including improved happiness and wellbeing, reduced levels of depression, reduced levels of substance abuse and violence, improved health, and increased longevity. Married individuals also tend...

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