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Why Do We Need “National Singles Week”???

Why do we need National Singles Week?  We probably don’t really need it, but I must admit that I really like that it’s become a “thing”. The proper name is National Single and Unmarried Americans Week, which is a little bit of a mouthful, so I hope I don’t offend by shortening it. National Singles Week … Continue reading

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When “Why Aren’t You Married” Becomes “Why Aren’t You Single”

By now, we all know about the rise in single people and that, for the first time in U.S. history, there are more single people than there are married people.   Interestingly, this increase in single people is not just a U.S. phenomenon: single households have increased 30% worldwide.   It looks like everybody is catching … Continue reading

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Inspiring Spinsterlicious Sweepstakes Entries

Response has been great around the featured essays from the Spinsterlicious Sweepstakes.  I love hearing your stories and, apparently, so do lots of other people. What I love most is that we’re changing the stereotype of who a single woman is. When people- who-don’t-know-better make jokes about single women as “crazy cat ladies”,  “angry”, “too unattractive to … Continue reading

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Sweepstakes For National Singles Week…Because Being Single is In!

  “[W]hat it does bring home to us is that we can no longer pretend that marriage is the central organizing principle of society?” – Historian Stephanie Coontz   There’s been a rash of studies and news articles lately on the declining marriage rate and the subsequent rise in single people.  Two that I’ve seen a … Continue reading

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