1. Are most of your friends married or single?
  2. Are there any perks of being single?
  3. Are there more single people in the city or the countryside?
  4. Are you single or in a relationship? Do you wish you had a different relationship status?
  5. Do partners in your culture sometimes live in separate houses?
  6. Do you ever try to set your single friends up on dates?
  7. Do you have any friends who love being single or who can’t stand being single?
  8. Do you have any single aunts or uncles? Can you describe their lifestyles?
  9. Do you know any single parents? How did they become single parents?
  10. Do you think it is easier for a man or a woman to be single?
  11. Do you think it is fair that in some countries married people get tax benefits and single people don’t?
  12. Do you think that single people are happier?
  13. Do you think that single people like being single?
  14. Do you think that there is a soulmate somewhere for everyone?
  15. Does your government support single parents?
  16. How do you think single people feel on Valentine’s Day?
  17. How do your habits change when you are single versus when you are in a relationship?
  18. In your country do single people of the opposite sex ever live together as roommates, not a boyfriend or girlfriend?
  19. In your country, what do people think about a man in his 30s who is unmarried?
  20. In your country, what do people think about a woman in her 30s who is unmarried?
  21. Is it better to be single or married? Why?
  22. What are some of the differences between married life and single life? Are the differences the same for men and women?
  23. What are the advantages of being married?
  24. What are the advantages of being single?
  25. What are the consequences of being single?
  26. What are the pros and cons of single life?
  27. What do you consider to be your biggest Freudian slip?
  28. What does your culture think about single parenting?
  29. Who are some famous people who are single?
  30. Why do some people choose to remain single?
  31. Why do you think some people prefer to be single?
  32. Why do you think some people remain single?
  33. Would you like to be single all your life?

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