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How people enjoy single lives, defy marriage pressure, and live happily ever after in today’s world.
Elyakim Kislev Ph.D.
Respondents from divorced families show explicit caution not to repeat their parents’ mistakes.
A recent study utilizes both quantitative and qualitative methods to test non-university emerging adults’ beliefs about marriage.
Arab and Muslim single women now negotiate their lives and identities between contrasting worlds, and the consequences are significant.
How recent political and social changes allow women to freely identify as single.
These social forces are leading people into singlehood despite social pressure and even discrimination against the unmarried.
Why is a male citizen marrying an Emirate woman today eligible for a grant with almost no repayment responsibilities, and additional benefits for each child born?
A recent study adds evidence to the curious effect of the "greedy marriage."
What if, instead of focusing on the disadvantages of being lonely, the focus was shifted to the benefits of being alone?
Some studies have argued that marriage provides a better ecosystem for sexual satisfaction and that married couples are more sexually satisfied than singles are. Is it true?
Market forces make singlehood more appealing and present. People also choose this lifestyle deliberately and find it more accepted and comfortable than ever before
The aims of Chinese regulations are clear: to design and shape future demographics. To that end, they've changed divorce procedures in four ways.
Especially on Valentine's Day, we should remember that a relationship is a choice to make, not a settlement to carry on with.
The emergence of networked individualism may give singles an advantage as they adapt more quickly and naturally to a reality demanding diversified social networks.
A surprising group shows the highest levels of sexual satisfaction, leading six other groups on the list.
Being single is considered a threat in India. Recently, Indian policemen were sent to 9,000 unmarried young men in order to find "solutions" for their "singleness".
Recently, we have witnessed a backlash against work-for-money jobs that have catalyzed a demand to change the nature of work. But who are the meaning seekers, in particular?
Having a singles-friendly organizational culture can reduce work-life conflict for the unmarried and increase single employees’ sense of attachment and engagement.
New preliminary data shed light on whether to get the fourth dose of vaccination and how effective it may be.
Cohabitation is rising everywhere. But a new court ruling proves we have a long way to go in relationship diversity.
Singles' unrest, singles' protests, and singles' demonstrations may be spreading soon. We should be aware of singlism, act against it, and support those who are suffering from it.
Chinese men and women are growingly choosing singlehood, "disappointing" their parents. Women who remain single in their late 20s and beyond, in particular, face negativity.
The sex frequency “billboard” of 7 groups, according to new research.
Educated men and women may see more life choices due to education and choose to go solo. We should therefore prepare ourselves for more waves of singlehood.
One-third of adults under 30 in Japan have never dated. Moreover, 49% and 61% of unmarried women and men aged 18-34 were not dating or in a relationship
How do we identify who is single? These definitions and limitations vary between censuses and countries.
Many people are asking: "Why am I single?" It seems that the answer is a collective one, not an individual one.
Single people today seem to highly value and engage with creativity. Engaging with this value, research suggests, may lead to greater happiness as compared to married people. Why?
How and why fashion is determined by whether you are coupled or single.
Single people tend to seek out more adventurous experiences than coupled people. What is it about single life that allows one to pursue lifelong dreams and passions?
Living alone during social isolation could be totally fine. It totally depends on what we do with it.
Elyakim Kislev, Ph.D., is a faculty member at the Hebrew University and the author of Happy Singlehood: The Rising Acceptance and Celebration of Solo Living.