April 25, 2020

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....

April 19, 2020

Maybe you just got out of a bad relationship and need closure, or maybe you gave up on love a long time ago. No matter your situation, maybe this perspective we will provide about love can help you on your journey. Love can feel like a battlefield, an all out war again...

April 11, 2020

“This is the moment I’ve been training for all my life!” an unnamed introvert asserts in a Facebook post, as covid-19 sends much of the world into seclusion.

Edie Jarolim, a freelance writer and editor in Arizona, can relate to that sentiment — that adults who have chos...

April 4, 2020

At 25, I joined a club I never wanted to be part of: the young widows' club. After nine short, perfect months of being married to the man of my dreams, he passed away in a tragic accident on our farm. It's been more than a year now and I'm still struggling, but I'm ver...

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...

February 29, 2020

An increasing number of people around the world are opting to go solo. The number of American men and women who have never been married, are divorced or living alone has been on an upward trend for several years, according to the US Census Bureau.

Despite the fact marri...

February 23, 2020

Most people know better than to ask why I am single, as if there is something wrong with that. There is, though, a different question that people wonder about when they learn that I am single — what do I do with my time?

I can do better than to tell you just about me. T...

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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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