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?”

Stepping It Up: Step Parent Advice

August 31st, 2015By Marnie Macauley

Thinking of moving in together? If you have kids from a previous relationship, there’s more than just two hearts to think about.

Spinster: Making a Life of One’s Own

May 4th, 2015By Bella DePaulo, Ph.D.

Singles expert Bella DePaulo reviews Spinster the must-read book that explores what it’s like to enjoy being single while also wanting to be coupled.

Do Married People Wish They Were Single?

January 12th, 2015By Bella DePaulo

Survey shows that even among people who think they have found their “soul mate,” some still wish they were single again.

The Gift of Being Single

January 11th, 2015By Diane Mapes

After marriage and now that I’m single, I fully appreciate what a lovely and valuable thing it is to live happily on my own.

Being Single on Christmas

December 15th, 2014By Leslie Talbot

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

Ten Things Single People Don’t Want to Hear During the Holidays

December 1st, 2014By Jane Ganahl

The holiday season inspires our friends and family to gift us with advice on how to change our single status even if we’re single and happy.

David Letterman Disses Singles

September 22nd, 2014By Bella DePaulo, Ph.D.

It was supposed to be funny, but when people continue to reinforce stereotypes and invent even worse ones, how the world views singles will never change.