Why So Solo?

If this is what it means to be on our own, sign us up.

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Researchers are constantly trying to figure out why so many American women (56 million!) are single. Some of their lesser-known findings:

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YOU MAY BE SINGLE BECAUSE …

1. You're a night owl. (Evolutionary Psychology)

2. You believe in soul mates. (Journal of Experimental Social Psychology)

3. You have a tattoo. (Archives of Sexual Behavior)

4. Your ring finger is longer than your index finger. (Evolution & Human Behavior)

5. You're economically independent. (Archives of Sexual Behavior)

6. You prioritize your friends. (Journal of Health and Social Behavior)

7. You're not afraid to be single. (Journal of Personality and Social Psychology)

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