Living Solo Online Resources


Organizations and Online Communities for Singles

Insanity House
Insanity House’s mission is to unite the voice of single parent families in the United States, and through a unified voice and an empowered community effectively challenge current legislation and change political policy.

Single Mothers By Choice
Single Mothers By Choice (SMC) is “devoted to providing information and support to single mothers as well as those contemplating or trying to achieve single motherhood.”

Quirkyalone
An online community for “Quirkyalones,” defined as “romantics who resist the tyranny of coupledom.”

Committed Friendship Links

CelebrateFriendship.org
A much-needed site on the history and politics of friendship. CelebrateFriendship recognizes that non-sexual friendships can be as serious, long-term, and significant as sexual relationships. Great articles, book list, and link collection. Has an online group and soon, in-person ones, too.

Fear of Friendship, by Dave White
The author of celebratefriendship.org talks about committed friendships and their potential impact on “traditional values”.

The Friendship Page
A collection of friendship advice, messageboards, quotes, songs and movies.

Open Directory: Friendship Links
Dozens of links on all aspects of friendship, from history to chat to support.

Queer Friendship
Books and articles about non-sexual friendships among LGBT people.

Celibacy and Asexuality

Alana’s Involuntary Celibacy Project
Not all single people are celibate, and not all celibate people are single! But there are some overlaps between the two groups. A page full of resources for people who have never had a romantic or sexual relationship, or haven’t had one for a long time, but would like to.

Celibacy Forum
This site lists links to other sites and discussion groups about celibacy.

Asexuality Visibility and Education Network
An amazing source of information and community for the growing movement of people who don’t experience sexual attraction.

Personals

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