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Single People, Stop Calling Yourselves Selfish!

Other people should stop calling singles selfish, too. Until we share a deeper understanding of what self-ish can mean.

Selfish. That’s the insult that has been hurled at single people for all the decades I’ve been studying single people, and surely a whole lot longer than that. It is bad enough when…



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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