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Being single in your 30s isn't bad luck, it's a global phenomenon

qz.com

Across the globe, women are increasingly experiencing waithood, a term that refers to delaying decisions, like finishing an education and embarking on a career before getting married. 

The term was coined in 2008 and relates to both genders. At its root, it is economic.

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Young men across large parts of the world are holding back from relationships and starting families because of unemployment and low wages. This is especially true in places where high dowry payments are expected.

Even places like Greece, Spain, and France are experiencing age-related fertil...

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The situation of singledom is increasing in women globally. 

  • In a range of places, women are becoming the majority of students at university over men, and desire to engage in their career with zeal, which delays marriage.
  • One multi-country study from sub-...

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More and more educated and ambitious women are finding themselves unable to find the mate that they want at the time they’re searching.

The kind of men they are searching for, ready to commit and to start a family, and with similar levels of education and ambition, are not available in the ...

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  • 15% of American adults use dating apps
  • In a predominantly Muslim culture like Indonesia, some are turning to matchmakers, or to events that offer introductions to potential partners.

The alternative is either for a paradigm shift or waithood where people put...

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