Being Single Is Expensive (The Atlantic)

An unmarried woman in the United States will pay, depending on her salary, roughly between $484,368 and $1,022,096 more than a married woman over 40 years, in income taxes, Social Security, housing and health spending, according to calculations in The Atlantic. ” Many more single people (gay and straight) — more than half of the population — continue to suffer from institutionalized singlism, the discrimination of individuals based on marital status,” the article says.

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