The Hill reports on a Pew Research study showing high proportions of Americans without romantic partners:
Recent years have seen a historic rise in “unpartnered” Americans, particularly among the young. The pandemic made things worse.
Here’s the Pew report the Hill piece draws on, which says:
Roughly six-in-ten young men report being single. Overall, three-in-ten U.S. adults are single, meaning they are not married, living with a partner or in a committed romantic relationship. This share has not changed since the Center asked this question in 2019.
Always click the links to see what the study really says!
As for me, I’d estimate I was single somewhere between 50-60% of the time between the ages of 18 and 29.
Clearly, something is going on …Not sure what …
Perhaps, it is a matter of philosophical reflexion:
I guess this approach may be tangentially related to the issue on hand:
I have just remembered having seen this article a while ago: