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How a Group of Married Therapists Confronted Their Prejudices Against Single Women

In a four-part series published here recently, I discussed an email sent to me by a mental health professional that was full of degrading and disproved claims about single people. Mental health professionals are swimming in the same pool of stereotypes and mythologies and ideologies as everyone else, so it is not altogether surprising that they absorb the prevailing prejudices.

Fortunately, some of them realize that there may be something wrong with the way they...
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