Spinsters, old maids, and changing ideas about being single on Quirkyalone Day 2013

Here’s me talking about spinsters, old maids, and how our ideas about being single have changed on this Quirkyalone Day 2013 on a wonderful hourlong NPR show out of Illinois. This was a great conversation with lots of smart callers calling in about cross-cultural ideas about singlehood and coupling, the birth rate, how we treat older people who live alone and how our society must step up to the plate to support them more, and much more.

The host asked me what would happen when I do find my soul mate. . . will this be the end of the road for quirkyalone?

I told him I will model quirkytogetherness with my partner. I talk about my ideal quirkytogether union at the end.

Here’s the show. Give it a listen and enjoy.

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Sasha Cagen is a writer, serial entrepreneur, tango fanatic, and life coach. She is the founder of the quirkyalone movement, which supports people who prefer to be single rather than settle, and the Quirkyalone: A Manifesto for Uncompromising Romantics and To-Do List: From Buying Milk to Finding a Soul Mate, What Our Lists Reveal About Us. She works from Buenos Aires coaching via Skype and helps smart, professional single women go for what they really want in career and relationships. She also teaches transformative tango in Buenos Aires to help her clients reconnect to their confidence and sensuality through the safe, structured container and beautiful culture of tango.

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Sasha Cagen in Buenos Aires Hey, I'm Sasha Cagen. I'm most well-known as the founder of the quirkyalone movement, which supports women and men who prefer to be single rather than settle (and to be quirkytogether too)! I'm also a life coach for quirky single women and men, a nonfiction writer, and a tango teacher living in Buenos Aires, Argentina taking people on transformative Tango Adventures! Want to get to know me? Read more here.

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