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All the Single Ladies

Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation

by Rebecca Traister

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Examines the history of unmarried women in the United States to reveal that the concept of a powerful single woman, often perceived as a modern phenomenon, is not a new idea and explores the options, besides traditional marriage, that were historically available to women.

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Fresh Air Weekend: Why Fewer American Women Are Married Than Ever Before

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According to the U.S. Census, single adult women now outnumber married adult women in America. Oivind Hovland/Ikon Images/Getty Images hide caption

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Single By Choice: Why Fewer American Women Are Married Than Ever Before

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