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How the Media and Social Scientists Make Singles Seem Broken When They Aren’t

Examples of claims about single people that are wildly misleading or just plain false

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When I first decided to study single people decades ago, I had no reason to disbelieve all the headlines proclaiming that people who married became happier and healthier than they were when…




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Bella DePaulo

Bella DePaulo

“America’s foremost thinker and writer on the single experience,” according to the Atlantic. Author of “Singled Out.” Harvard PhD

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