singledom

Related to singledom: singlehood

singledom

(ˈsɪŋɡəldəm)
n
informal the state of being unmarried or not involved in a long-term relationship
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Quite apart from everything else, I have a book to write."' While she made little mention of her husband, Marina did make a coded reference to her new singledom.
In it, newly divorced Florence Ungar and Olive Madison share an apartment while negotiating singledom. It runs Oct.
Their mother is eager to orchestrate advantageous marriages for her five daughters, but Alys is perfectly content in her singledom (or her growing unmarriageability, given her gender, age and class status), her ability to earn her own living teaching English literature and her illicit excursions to the graveyard behind her house to smoke with her best friend Sherry.
After listing numerous factors that gave rise to the singles boom, the book flows easily into an exploration of both the positive and negative features of singledom.
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In Shanghai, a marriage market in the People's Park is a known destination where parents of unwed grown-up children can go to desperately look for dates for their sons and daughters - anything to get their spawn out of singledom.
You've probably had one of those years too, when after years of singledom and silence, suddenly heavily embossed invitations came pouring in like the Hogwarts letters in the first Harry Potter.
Singles Day, which was reportedly started by a group of Nanjing University students in 1993 in celebration of singledom, was co-opted by online shopping giant Alibaba in 2009.
PAGES 14&15 LOOKING FOR LOVE Embracing singledom? How to survive - and thrive - in the dating pool.
Then there are Lucy (Alison Brie), who is on a scientific mission to find her soulmate through dedicated Internet searches, and Robin (Rebel Wilson) -- Alice's co-worker at a legal firm and a self-professed expert on singledom in the Big Apple -- who takes the clueless rookie under her wings.
This rise of singledom is particularly evident with 18- to 29-year-olds, increasing by roughly a quarter since 2004, from 52% to 64%.