Bella DePaulo

Guest Writer

Bella DePaulo (Ph.D., Harvard) has always been single and always will be. The Atlantic calls her “America’s foremost thinker and writer on the single experience.” She has bylines in the New York Times, the Washington Post, New York magazine, the Atlantic, Time magazine, the Guardian, the Chronicle of Higher Education, NBC, CNN, and many more. She is the author of Singled Out: How Singles Are Stereotyped, Stigmatized, and Ignored, and Still Lives Happily Ever After and other books, and has been writing the “Living Single” blog for Psychology Today since 2008. She is an Academic Affiliate in the Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and the author of more than 150 scholarly publications. Her TEDx talk, “What no one ever told you about people who are single,” has been viewed more than a million times. You can learn more about her at her website,