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Hoping Your Kids Marry? They Will Probably Help You Less If They Do

Grown kids who are single help their aging parents more

It seems to be a nearly universal wish among parents — to see their kids get married. Many don’t even think of it as an option; of course, their kids will all marry, it is only a question of when. Then, if any grown kid seems to be staying single too long, by…



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Bella DePaulo

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