Op-Ed Essays and Other Articles

Washington Post
Everything you think you know about single people is wrong
February 8, 2016


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I’ve been single all my life. I rarely get lonely.
February 19, 2016


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“I’m better off single. You might be, too.”
September 24, 2015


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What do singles need more than a mate? Community.
May 18, 2016


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What has changed for single Americans in the past decade?
September 20, 2016


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“When raising kids, how much does a spouse matter?”
October 9, 2015


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Meet the woman who created a Craigslist for single moms
November 9, 2015


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Singles have fewer benefits than married couples — but are slowly gaining more
March 16, 2016


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More Americans are dining and traveling alone. Here’s why.
December 8, 2015


New York Times, “A new American experiment,” February 13, 2012

New York Times, “Sex and the Single Voter,” June 18, 2004

The Guardian, “Discrimination against single parents has vast implications for their children,” March 13, 2015

Time magazine, Forum on the stigmatizing of women who do not have kids, April 11, 2015

Quartz, “America is no longer a nation of nuclear families,” June 30, 2015

Truthout, “Do You, Married Person, Take These Unearned Privileges, For Better or For Better?”, January 14, 2015 (with Rachel Buddeberg)

Newsday, “Living Single, Seeing Double,” November 21, 2004

San Francisco Chronicle, “Single Americans Are Hardly Flying Solo,” January 14, 2007 (with Kay Trimberger)

Chronicle of Higher Education, “Make Room for Singles in Teaching and Research,” September 28, 2007 (with Rachel F. Moran and Kay Trimberger)

Forbes, “Yes, there is a single demographic,” December 22, 2008


[Also see these Op-ed essays and other articles on how we live now.]

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