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Bella DePaulo, Ph.D.


Bella DePaulo, PhD, is the leading expert on single life and has been described by The Atlantic as “America’s foremost thinker and writer on the single experience.” Dr. DePaulo coined the term “single at heart.”

Her TEDx talk, “What no one ever told you about people who are single,” has been viewed more than 1.6 million times. She is the author of Singled Out and How We Live Now, among other titles; has written the “Living Single” blog for Psychology Today since 2008; and has been published by the New York Times, the Washington Post, Time magazine, The Atlantic, and many other outlets. She has appeared on shows including The Today Show, CNN American Morning, CBS This Morning, and Good Morning America. She has been interviewed on NPR many times, as well as on podcasts by CNN, The Atlantic, and many others.