Podcast: Solo

The single person’s guide to a remarkable life

In a world where most people get married, where do you turn for advice if you don’t want to settle down — for now or forever? Solo is the single person’s guide to a remarkable life.

Welcome to the podcast that explores how being unattached affords you the opportunity to be adventurous, start a business, make art, travel the world, get in shape, or simply sleep in when you want to. Join Dr. Peter McGraw — behavioral scientist, humor researcher, and bachelor – as he interviews unmarried men and women living remarkable lives and assembles advice from leading experts about health, fitness, money, business, travel, fashion, art, leisure, and of course, sex and dating.

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Shane Mauss
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Finally being understood

I constantly have to explain to family and friends why I am not getting married even when they often complain about marriage. I like living outside the social norms but it can be tough to talk to people about sometimes. This is such a fun, funny, and informative way for me to feel like I’m not flying solo alone. I’m excited this exists. Off to an amazing start
Joe Octane
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What took so long?

The series is so far both fun and smart, and I'm surprised nobody has taken on the topic of "unapologetically unattached" in such a manner before. I can't wait to see what's to come.
Not Solo, But A Fan
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Serious, Silly, and Ph.D Level Smart

Dr. McGraw is a unique person in the field of academia, always bringing an intelligent and personal angle to an unexplored and off beat idea. He did with morality research, then with humor research in his amazing book the Humor Code, and now with Solo, his most personal project yet. Just when you think he’s going to be serious, he is silly, and just when you think another joke is coming he brings in the serious advice and legitimate science. An outsider and insider to every topic he approaches all at once...
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Episodes

SOLO 97 | Golden Girls

The Golden Girls

  Many happy singles want to create a Golden Girls living situation in their golden years. This episode examines one of the best television shows

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SOLO 94 | Simple Pleasures

Developing Taste

  The last Solo episode took (another look) at reinvention. This week’s episode extends the conversation to a particular type of reinvention: finding more pleasure

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SOLO 92 | Self-Contained

Self-Contained

  Peter McGraw is joined by guest co-host Christina Campbell to talk to Emma John, the author of Self-Contained: Scenes from a Single Life. They

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SOLO 90 | Attachment Theory

Attachment Theory

  Attachment theory has made its way into the public sphere with the help of the recent book Attached. The theory contends that people approach

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