Single doesn't mean being lonely or alone
As the holidays transition to the New Year, singles may face questions from friends and family: "When are you getting serious about dating?
In many families, seasonal festivities draw lines between who's coupled and who's not. Romantic partners are invited to holiday meals, included in family photographs, and seen as potential life mates - while "mere" friends are not. These practices draw a line between relationships seen as significant - and those which aren't.
As I've argued in...