January 2, 2020

One day, I was talking to an old colleague of mine who was known to obsess over finding a boyfriend.

Our conversations would occasionally veer towards fashion, food or plans for the weekend, but they would always revert back to whether her most recent Tinder date could...

December 24, 2019

It’s that time of year again: Christmas. It’s the time of year when families reunite and share the joys of the season. It’s also a time that many singles dread for many different reasons. Among them is family pressure.

The thought of being trapped under a roof...

September 27, 2019

Love. It’s the one subject we never tire of hearing about. 

Even those of us with cold, empty cavities where our hearts should be devour stories of marriages, meet-cutes, affairs, and plate-smashing-soul-wrenching breakups. No subject has engrossed us as thoroughly, for...

August 31, 2019

The rise in singlehood is unprecedented. The share of the unmarried adult population in the UK is close the 50 percent. In the United States, it is predicted that approximately one-quarter of young adults will never marry; and in Japan, love and sex are simply out of f...

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...

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