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July 15, 2020

We give up on a lot by not knowing our neighbors. The loss is especially apparent during the COVID-19 pandemic and its social distancing rules. While some of us cannot get out of our homes or are not allowed to do so, our neighbors can help us in many ways....

July 12, 2020

Talking sincerely and transparently about sexual issues can be hard. Many people feel embarrassed or humiliated to request what they need explicitly, regardless of whether they're in a caring relationship.

There are many explanations behind this. Many cases include one...

July 2, 2020

The coronavirus is a pandemic and is a global health crisis. With social distancing and quarantine stay-at-home orders in place, it is harder to for singles to have social interaction which is necessary to live a healthy life. During this time, it can be difficult to f...

June 24, 2020

Loneliness is a problem that some singles experience. Loneliness is also a problem when you are isolated and have minimal to no social interaction during this time of social distancing during the quarantine. Here are four ways that singles can combat loneliness during...

June 4, 2020

As I type in the title of this article, a snippet of dialogue comes to mind from one of my favorite films growing up. About midway through 2001’s The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, Gandalf the Grey tells our beloved hobbit Frodo Baggins the utterly trag...

May 31, 2020

Nikola Tesla, who lived between the years 1856 and 1943, was a Serbian-American inventor, engineer, and futurist who never married. He explained that living without a partner was very helpful to his scientific abilities: 

"The mind is sharper and keener in sec...

May 24, 2020

Pity the single mothers. With no spouse in the house to help out with the chores and the childcare, they must be far more sleep deprived than married mothers. And getting a chance to just kick back and watch some TV? That’s probably another indulgence reserved mostly f...

May 17, 2020

We begin a new academic year this week and it is time to refresh our curricula with a new field: Singles Studies.

This shouldn't come as a surprise. Despite the prevalent social and psychological forces that push people into marriage, our reality is inevitably chan...

May 10, 2020

The pressure to get married and partner up is still prevalent in many countries.

As crazy as it might sound, Indian policemen were sent to 9,000 unmarried young men in order to find a "solution" for their "singleness" and talk with their families about possible alternat...

May 3, 2020

There are many reasons why millennial women marry later in life. It could be due to the fact that women now, more than ever, have more opportunity in the workforce to create their fortunes. It may also be true that alongside the ambitious women are those with student l...

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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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