Advice for single people who can't find a long-term partner
**This is a work of nonfiction based on actual events that I have experienced firsthand; used with permission. If you’ve been on the dating scene for quite some time and still can’t find someone compatible with you , my experienced advice is to put the brakes on and take a dating vacation.
Opinion, research: Women like being single more than men do
Who is more satisfied with their single lives, men or women?. A scholar at a Polish university (Dominika Ochnik of the University of Opole) and one from a German university (Gal Slonim of Potsdam University) collaborated to study single people in both countries. The 316 German singles (103 women and 213 men) and the 196 Polish singles (123 women and 73 men) who participated met these criteria:
Ghosting also occurs during middle age dating
**This is a work of nonfiction based on actual events that I have experienced firsthand; used with permission. Many years ago, I had a fantastic date with a gentleman who ticked all the boxes. He was a professional 40-something with a great sense of humor and impeccable taste. The night before our first date, we talked for nearly six hours — non-stop about everything and nothing. And the date was more of the same — great energy, good conversation, and plenty of laughs.
My advice for single women who have given up on relationships, but still really want one
**This is a work of nonfiction based on actual events that I have experienced firsthand; used with permission. For the single woman who has completely given up on dating and relationships, but still has the desire for a partner — I want to tell you something.
Nearly 4 in 10 Americans have no romantic partner; some are worried, others are celebrating
“Rising share of U.S. adults are living without a spouse or partner,” declared an influential report released by the Pew Research Center. According to the report, 38% of adults in the U.S. between the ages of 25 and 54 are not married and not living with a romantic partner. (The percentage would be even higher if young and older adults were included, too.) The report also documented ways in which single men are falling behind partnered men economically.
Young people are having less sex; they have different attitudes and different pressures
In our highly sexualized and increasingly permissive culture, you might think that young adults are having more sex than ever before. If so, you would be wrong. What’s more, you can’t blame the pandemic.