Singled Out: How Singles Are Stereotyped, Stigmatized, and Ignored, and Still Live Happily Ever After

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Price
$22.99  $21.38
Publisher
St. Martin's Griffin
Publish Date
Pages
336
Dimensions
5.6 X 8.4 X 0.8 inches | 0.95 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780312340827

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About the Author

BELLA DEPAULO, Ph.D., is a social psychologist who did her graduate work at Harvard. She is currently a visiting professor at the University of California at Santa Barbara. DePaulo is single and living happily ever after in Summerland, California.

Reviews

"Singled Out may be the single most important book you buy this year." --Bookworm Sez

"Gleefully debunks a number of sad-sack "facts." According to DePaulo's myth-busting research, [singles] are every bit as happy, healthy, and long-lived as couples." --Seattle Metropolitan

"If you're sick of your family asking, "So when are you gonna settle down?" or your boss saddling you with a fatter workload than your married coworkers, you will love Dr. Bella DePaulo's insightful, irreverent book." --Michelle Goodman, author of The Anti 9-to-5 Guide

"An engaging new book that brims with invigorating wit and unparalleled perspective." --Tucson Citizen

"Intriguing cultural study . . .DePaulo has given this complicated subject the attention and respect it deserves." --Publisher's Weekly

"DePaulo dismantles [a few other] claims of the pro-marriage lobby." --Windy City Times

"Don't miss Bella DePaulo's Singled Out." --Sasha Cagen, author of QuirkyAlone

"She has a message for singles and couples alike: If you forget about your nonromantic relationships, you're missing out on a whole lot of love." --Santa Barbara News-Press

"An expose of the widespread cultural bias facing unmarried adults in America." --Harvard Magazine

"[A] terrific book" --Amy Alkon, Syndicated Advice Columnist

"A masterpiece...filled with inspirational quotes...Every single should read this book" --Yuspie (Young Urban Single Professionals of Indiana) Book Club

"[Shows that singles] can be as productive, charming, fun, moral, and wise as their coupled counterparts" --Virginia Quarterly Review

"DePaulo combines her training as a social psychologist with wit and sharp analysis, bringing the entire "marriage is better" argument down like a house of cards." --Windy City Times