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Party of One: The Loners’ Manifesto by Anneli Rufus

Lists with This Book. Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts. I responded humorously “that’s exactly the type of prejudice this book is trying to fight! You are commenting using your Facebook account. That they believe that I am not into them, or that I ryfus avoiding them.

And I was listening to the moody songs of Jason Molinawhich my friend Claudio first recommended to me.

I understand the sentiment that led to this, but it’s hyperbolic in the extreme. There were several parts that I could identify rufud but I felt she was a bit too harsh on those who are not loners, almost making them seem like the bad guys instead of trying to have them understand us if they were to read this book. I didn’t know any other way.

Nov 14, Matt rated it it was ok Recommends it for: Jan 25, Cathy Douglas rated it liked it. Thanks to this book, I’m no longer ashamed to say it. The moment the book really got me was on page 69 when Anneli Rufus wrote, “Shared time, while not entirely wasted if the sharer is a true friend, must be parceled out with care, oje rationed flour We are a community that never meets, or meets accidentally.


See 2 questions about Party of One…. And I loved nothing more than to get on my bike, alone, and go exploring.


I picked up this book because, in the past, I have often identified myself with this group “loners” and so I thought this would be an interesting read. In film, lone heroes like Shane are overtaken by lone killers like Norman Bates. Although I consider myself an introvert and a loner because I like solitude, I find the arguments too one-sided. Of course, Rufus cannot help but paint both the loner and the non-loner with a very wide brush; any generalizations about so many people at once is bound to be ill-fitting in some or even many cases.

Written by a psychologist who specializes in trauma, this book combines the best of acceptance and commitment therapy ACTdialectical behaviour therapy DBTand cognitive behaviour therapy CBT. That my disinclination to spend all of my free time with others may not be the norm, but that it’s no less valid and that I’m certainly in good company.

Despite the flaws, it was a well-written book, and wasn’t too dragging like non-fiction can often be. If you’re a loner, this is definitely a annepi read. There was too much “Us vs. A loner is not just a person who is alone; a loner is someone who enjoys being alone.

Although she does call it a “manifesto” right on the cover, so it’s not like she was being deceptive. John and Allen P. CBT is an effective treatment. If every headline that includes the word “loner” had eufus or “certified public accountant” instead, imagine the outcry.

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Keep me logged in on this computer. It was a perfect day. By practicing the ruufs in this workbook, you’ll learn how this powerful modality can improve clients’ psychological flexibility and help them to live better lives. People who insist on their private space are seen, erroneously, as aloof, stuck-up, psychotic, neurotic, unfriendly, cold, selfish. Some are sculptors and some are Survivor fans.

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No trivia or quizzes yet. The lexicon for introverts was very limited at that time and she eschewed the introvert label based on Jung’s narrow conceptualization. And being a loner doesn’t mean you don’t like people, which I do — but only in interesting, engaging doses with friends.

Rufus’ militancy might not reflect your own feelings. She is now married and resides in Berkeley, California. But alone we feel most normal. RO-DBT addresses each of these important factors, and is the first oarty in the world to prioritize social-signaling as the primary mechanism of change based on a transdiagnostic, neuroregulatory model linking the communicative function of human emotions to the establishment of social connectedness and well-being.

I could not get past the first few chapters. Her loyal husband agrees. Sep 13, Melody rated it it was ok. What is true is that all of us are complex, subtly-shaded individuals, some of whom would rather be in a dark corner for awhile, alone, re-energizing.