THIS STORY HAS BEEN FORMATTED FOR EASY PRINTING
The Examined Life

One: no longer the loneliest number

The New Single Woman
By Joshua Glenn
August 28, 2005

E-mail this article

Invalid E-mail address
Invalid E-mail address

Sending your article

Your article has been sent.

Text size +

IN THE mid-1990s, E. Kay Trimberger, a sociologist at Sonoma State University, interviewed a diverse group of some 50 women between the ages of 30 and 60 in order to study the means by which women might liberate themselves, as she puts it, ''from the prevailing cultural notion that happiness can only be found as part of a couple." None ... (Full article: 584 words)

This article is available in our archives:

Globe Subscribers

FREE for subscribers

Subscribers to the Boston Globe get unlimited access to our archives.

Not a subscriber?

Non-Subscribers

Purchase an electronic copy of the full article. Learn More

  • $9.95 1 month archives pass
  • $24.95 3 months archives pass
  • $74.95 1 year archives pass