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Fourth Wave

How Single People Get Demeaned, Dismissed, and Put on the Defensive — Sometimes Unwittingly

We need to own our single lives: No more defensiveness, no more settling

I’ve been keeping my eye on the ways singlehood is portrayed and discussed ever since I saved my first clipping 30 years ago, on December 17, 1992. At the time, positive representations of…



Changing the world for the better, one story at a time, with a focus on women and other disempowered groups

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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