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A Review of Going Solo (and My Dream of Living in an Assisted Living Facility)

When I turned 33, a bunch of my friends got together in a huddle in a bar and talked about where we wanted to be in 30 years. Some people talked about traveling the world, another talked about having written

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Weighing in on the “extraordinary rise and surprising appeal of living alone”

I will be on KCRW’s national news affairs program “To the Point” tomorrow Wednesday 11-12 with sociologist and fellow examiner of the modern human condition Eric Klinenberg. We’ll be talking about his excellent book Going Solo: The Extraordinary Rise and

Posted in Books, Press, Single Life, Solitude

A New Parlor Game: Define Yourself Through Your Favorite Books

We all love catchphrases to define who we are. But given that we are all such complex snowflakes, it’s hard to find just the right one. Who really calls herself a “lipstick lesbian”? What urban man unironically embraces “metrosexual”? And

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What’s a quirkyalone?

A quirkyalone is a person who enjoys being single (or spending time alone) and so prefers to wait for the right person to come along rather than dating indiscriminately. Quirkyalones prefer to be single rather than settle.
Quirkyalones can also be married or in a committed relationship (quirkytogether). You can be a man or a woman, any age.
Quirkyalone is ultimately a philosophy about finding happiness within yourself whether you’re single or in a relationship.

Come away with me to Buenos Aires

Wanna go on an international adventure with like-minded quirkyalone/togethers? The next group Tango Adventure in Buenos Aires is November 3-9, 2018. You'll find details HERE!

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