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It’s time to stop stigmatising the singleton – and instead to learn to see people for who they are

3rd June, 2018
Chelsea Handler: contemplating a long-term relationship in her 40s Pic: Maura Hickey

We live in a post-referendum world now. Thanks to Ireland’s decisive vote to repeal the Eighth Amendment and end an oppressive abortion regime, women are a lot more equal these days. Like men, we now have control over our own bodies, and it feels good. Unsettling and disorientating, if truth be told, but good.

But it all makes me wonder: considering how overwhelmingly people voted to usher in this new era, what other...

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