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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The romantic getaway comes just a month weeks after Gemma, 38, - affectionately known as the GC - boasted about being "free at last" in her new-found singlehood.
Summary: Washington DC [USA], May 26 (ANI): American model Kendall Jenner, who recently broke up with NBA star Ben Simmons, is fully enjoying her singlehood.
See Cobb and Kahan for analyses on the social constructions of singlehood and celibacy, respectively, and their relationship with heteronormativity.
"As colleagues know, I also got married last year and it would be good to have more time to enjoy my new state with Zou after 30 years of singlehood."
Curiously the film daintily steers away from getting into the murkier aspects of the mother's singlehood in a state ridden with predatory aggression.
Called Consultant Chen (Chen guwen) and sometimes CEO Chen (Chen zong) by her clients, Helen has a whole philosophy to back up her practice: marriage is better than singlehood, and love develops after marriage.
To achieve their goal of singlehood and autonomy, they could make themselves indispensable to their families or communities by being caregivers, helpmeets, or maiden aunts.
For instance, Newray says with the single certificate Liberians traveling outside of the country can present that as a proof of their singlehood and do not have any attachment back home, adding that the single certificate will serve as a guarantee for you to marry anyone you find abroad.
Elyakim Kislev; HAPPY SINGLEHOOD; University of California Press (Nonfiction: Social Science) 29.95 ISBN: 9780520299146
Singlehood may also be more prevalent for the LG community (Aksoy, Carpenter, and Frank 2018; Carpenter 2008; Carpenter and Gates 2008).
(https://www.marieclaire.com/celebrity/a26041658/prince-william-bachelor-party/) Marie Claire looked back at the important milestone in the Duke of Cambridge's life because his bachelor party served as the end of his singlehood. The publication revealed that Prince William was joined by 20 of his friends at a country estate in Norfolk, England.
This will enable us all, in adolescence, adulthood, singlehood, coupledom, disability, parenthood, menopause and more, to make healthy, informed choices about our sexual lives and over time become more well-rounded, integrated beings ndash just as designed.