singlehood


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sin·gle·hood

 (sĭng′gəl-ho͝od′)
n.
The state of being unmarried.

singlehood

(ˈsɪŋɡəlˌhʊd)
n
the state of being single
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My reflection on singlehood is not meant to be a doctrinal or biblical argument for or against being single.
Whether it was the raging effects of chronic sickness and medication, seeing my family disintegrate or my story from a topper to a blooper in school; subsequent depression and panic attacks, my family's battles with illness and heartbreak or my brother's violent paranoia, my fallouts with employers, surviving without a steady source of income, overcoming loneliness or coming to terms with singlehood.
Take advantage of your singlehood to do adventurous things.
Join in the celebration of singlehood on February 16 from 1 to 4pm.
DIFFERENT LIFESomehow, if you do not have these things by the time you are in your late 20s, it is time to call an intervention and save you from a life of perpetual singlehood, which is equated with misery.
Instead as Weinsteinian or Polanskian excesses have been corrected, we've increased singlehood, sterility and loneliness.
In this study, being unmarried, including singlehood and widowed status, was found to be significantly associated with depression.
It addresses the meaning of marriage and family; their study; variations in family life; gender; intimacy, friendship, and love; sex and sexualities; communication, power, and conflict; marriages in societal and individual perspective; singlehood and cohabitation; parenthood; marriage, work, and economics; intimate violence and sexual abuse; separation and divorce; and single-parent families, remarriages, and blended families.
October 16 (ANI): Singer Katy Perry, who has dated some of the biggest names of entertainment industry, has revealed that singlehood is now helping her career in a big way.
Some even celebrated single life, like the poet Katherine Philips, whose poem, "A Married State," compared singlehood and wifehood and advised young women not to get married:
The participants expressed that single women' virginity was important in the girls' singlehood period and could become a barrier to the efficient utilization of reproductive healthcare services by them.
In traditional Shona society singlehood was not tolerated (Grand & Mazuru, 2011).