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Kate Bolick

Happiness and Having It All

Elizabeth Debold | Posted 10.13.2012 | Women
Elizabeth Debold

The twin towers of modernity -- the supposedly boundless material success of the capitalist marketplace and the profound domestic bliss that is the pot of gold at the end of the romance story -- are collapsing.

The Morality Gap: Are Men Moral Bums?

Nicole Balin | Posted 09.26.2012 | Women
Nicole Balin

I've never had a problem meeting bread winners. My challenge is meeting a wage earner who cares about something besides himself, his screenplays and Tim Tebow.

DEBATE: Can Women Really Be Happy Single?

Posted 06.06.2012 | Women

When Tracy McMillan published her blog post "Why You're Not Married" on The Huffington Post in February 2011, she received ample criticism for telling...

The Real, Real Reason Women Are Staying Single

Barbara & Shannon Kelley | Posted 04.17.2012 | Women
Barbara & Shannon Kelley

When we're told that we can have it all, that everything is on the table, why would we ever commit to anything? Even if we know we love the thing to which we're committing, we can't help but wonder about all the things we didn't choose.

Why Mr. Meh Is SO Not Worth It: Kate Bolick Makes The Case Against Settling

Refinery29 | Posted 01.10.2012 | Women

We'll admit it: We wait with bated breath for the women and relationships and future of dating/marriage stories that The Atlantic puts out once every ...

Atlantic Story On Single Ladydom To Become TV Series

ForbesWoman | Posted 01.04.2012 | Women

Generally speaking, magisterial think pieces in highbrow magazines and television don't go hand in hand. But journalist Kate Bolick's cover story in T...

Why I'm Not Married

The Atlantic | Posted 12.11.2011 | Women

IN 2001, WHEN I was 28, I broke up with my boyfriend. Allan and I had been together for three years, and there was no good reason to end things. He wa...