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Subject: Sociology

Being Single Series

There are approximately 92 - 95 million single people over the age of 18 in the United States, and about 60% of them have never been married. Recent statistics show that divorce rates in the country have dropped since the early 1980s; however, marriage rates also are falling, as Americans tend to choose to cohabitate Click for more

3. 40-Something Women - Never Married

3. 40-Something Women - Never Married

Women who are 40-something and never married are becoming a larger and larger group in the United States in the 21st century, and in the program host Esther Mills speaks with three of them: Tara King, Ann-Karen Fareth, and Amy Coskey. As part of the discussion Esther refers to an article, "The Secret Lives of Single Women," by writer Sarah Mahoney, that explores the myths and facts of older single women; she also looks at points from another article, "The Quagmire of Older Women," by author Bernard Chapin. 2010 CA 50 min.

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