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The Power of Admitting You Don’t Have It Figured Out

I am training to be a life coach. It’s an honor to help people go down a path of honesty about what they really want to create in their lives and then help them go for it. I love coaching

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Jane Fonda Is A Born-Again Quirkyalone

In my book Quirkyalone: A Manifesto for Uncompromising Romantics, I describe the two types of quirkyalones: there are womb quirkyalones, who pretty much knew they were quirkyalone since birth, and born-again quirkyalones who have an Aha moment later in life.

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Turned-On Women Get Organized

During my recent Commonwealth Club talk about “The State of Sex and Dating in San Francisco” I met Nicole Daedone, the founder of One Taste, a center dedicated to authentic female sexuality. Nicole and her collaborators have written a “Turned-On

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Be Grateful for Being Single

The American holiday Thanksgiving is approaching, and with it, millions of families (and urban tribes like mine, pictured above) will gather to gobble down turkey and sweet potatoes with marshmallows baked on top. Many of them will also go around

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But Is It Fun? The Search for the Perfect Salsa Class or Mate

After two weeks in Cali, my Belgian friend Griet and I, wandering our somewhat bohemian neighborhood San Antonio, found a gym an astonishing two blocks away. The gym offered a dance workout—rumba aerobics—Saturday mornings at 10. What a find! Although

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Deciding to Enjoy Life

On my final afternoon in Barichara, a tiny, beautiful, impossibly tranquil Colombian mountain town I have now decided is heaven, I dropped in to a sweet bakery and coffee shop for a rainy-day cappuccino. A Colombian woman, around 50, asked

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Looking for Joy, Finding It in Tango

Tango feels like the passion I have been looking for a long time. It makes me happy. I don’t even need to be dancing. Watching others dance can be equally blissful. It’s the transportingly beautiful music, and most of all,

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Dear Quirkyalone: Send Us Your Questions and Concerns, Compliments and Complaints!

Dear Quirkyalone: Advice for QuirkyLiving is a weekly guest column by Lisa and Christina at the singles’ advocacy blog Onely. Our column appears here every Monday — but we’re running low on questions! So, dear readers: Do you have dilemmas, conundrums,

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