Why It Can Be So Hard for Single People to Get the Medical Care They Need

Bella DePaulo
7 min readOct 25, 2020

Need someone to drive you to a medical procedure or stay with you? What if you don’t have anyone, or don’t want to ask the people you do have?

If you are single and you need to have a simple outpatient procedure performed at a hospital, you may think that it is no big deal. You can just call a cab when you are ready to leave and sleep off…

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Bella DePaulo

“America’s foremost thinker and writer on the single experience,” according to the Atlantic. SINGLE AT HEART book coming on Dec 5, 2023. www.belladepaulo.com