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Why Do Some Married People Neglect Their Friends?

Do couples become more insular because they are newly smitten? Because they are busy with their kids?

One of the big, stereotype-busting findings that has gotten a lot of attention over the past decade is that married people are in some important ways less socially connected than single people. Results from…



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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