Are single people happier than married people? If you base it on factors, such as freedom, creativity and fun, the answer would likely be “yes”. According to the studies, discussed in the article, single people value these factors more than married people, they rank themselves as happier when rating these categories. On the other hand, married people, do not value these factors or do not rate them highly on their list. The writer also discusses the biases against single people and how they are often viewed as “dreary”, work obsessed and selfish.