Social Security – Not so Great for Singles

July 6th, 2017By Bella DePaulo, Ph.D.

There are more than 1,000 federal laws that benefit the legally married. That massive favoritism is especially evident when it comes to Social Security.

Benefits We All Enjoy When More People Are Single

May 15th, 2017By Bella DePaulo, Ph.D.

These days there are more single people than married, and despite what some might think, it’s been a good thing for our families, friends and communities.

Be the Real You

April 4th, 2017By Bella DePaulo, Ph.D.

Don’t let anyone talk you out of being the person you really are, and that includes your choice to be single.

Facing a Solo Future? You’re Not Alone

February 5th, 2017By Lori Martinek

Having a plan to maintain our financial independence while creating interdependent relationships is key to a successful solo retirement.

Single People Stereotypes We Love to Hate

January 9th, 2017By J.C. Russell

Negative ideas about what it means to be single and other annoyances abound in a world that still can’t acknowledge that we singles are the emerging majority.

The Living Single Kind

January 9th, 2017By Stanley Ely

There are two types: those who can’t be happy unless they’re coupled, and those who treasure their single life and a living space they call their very own.

Do People Get Mad if you Want to be Single?

December 2nd, 2016By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.

Study shows that people are more likely to feel anger toward singles who say they want to stay single as opposed to those who say they want to be partnered.

The Relentless Stereotyping of Singles

November 7th, 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?