The Relentless Stereotyping of Singles

October 21st, 2016By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.

People seem to think they know a lot about you if you’re single, but how much of that is based on accurate perception and how much is just cultural prejudice?

Warning, Contents May Settle

June 21st, 2016By Leslie Talbot

When you settle for an unhappy relationship, to avoid being single, you cheat yourself and your partner out of having the relationship you both used to dream about.

Does Marriage Civilize Men?

May 31st, 2016

An article in the Atlantic claims that marriage is needed to civilize men. Well, if being civilized means you ignore your friends, I want to be a barbarian.

Marriage: Rest in Peace

April 5th, 2016By Bella DePaulo, Ph.D.

Getting married used to be the inevitable next step to adulthood. But that’s no longer the case as people find the freedom live the life that suits them best.

Hate Being Single?

December 29th, 2015By Rachel A. Buddeberg

A fiery free spirit who enjoys the single life might not be your thing, but you can be happy if you’re not coupled, with these helpful ideas.

Being Single on Christmas

December 15th, 2015By Leslie Talbot

A Singular magazine classic and a must-read for those living single. Yes, you really can have a fabulous single life, you really can be single and happy — even over the holidays.

Are Single People Stronger?

December 7th, 2015By Bella DePaulo, Ph.D.

Living in a world where couples rule could make singles more resilient than those who depend on a spouse.

Can Married People Be Happy?

October 19th, 2015By Bella DePaulo, Ph.D.

The Atlantic magazine goes to the Aspen Ideas Festival and asks “the experts” to comment on a question we find insulting: “Can single people be happy?”