A Manifesto for Uncompromising RomanticsBook - 2006
A celebration of the lifestyles of discerning singles who enjoy being single and spending time alone, instead of dating indiscriminately, reflects on the benefits of solitude in a guide that brings together helpful advice, words of wisdom from other "quirkyalones," personal quizzes, and lists of books, songs, movies, and more. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.
quirkyalone (kwur.kee.uh.lohn) n. adj.
A person who enjoys being single (but is not opposed to being in a relationship) and generally prefers to be alone rather than date for the sake of being in a couple. With unique traits and an optimistic spirit; a sensibility that transcends relationship status. Also adj. Of, relating to, or embodying quirkyalones. See also: romantic, idealist, independent.
Are you a quirkyalone? Do you know someone who is?
Do you believe life can be prosperous and great with or without a mate?
Do you value your friendships as much as your romantic relationships?
Do gut instincts guide your most important decisions?
Are you often among the first on the dance floor?
Coupled or single, man or woman, social butterfly or shrinking violet, quirkyalones have walked among us, invisible until now. Through the coining of a new word, this tribe has been given a voice.
Meet the quirkyalones.
The quirkyalone nation: where we live, what we do
Quirkytogethers (quirkyalones who have entered long–term relationships)
Sex and the single quirkyalone
Romantic obsession: the dark side of the quirkyalone's romantic personality
Quirkyalones throughout history (profiles in courage)