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Latest Activity: Jan 5
Hi Patty Sue.....((((((((HUGS))))))))))))) and peace coming your way....it's so hard....I also feel as if I give off an air of wanting to have a companion but afraid to get close...and I somewhat sabatoge things with everyone I meet...and yet I am so tired of being lonely...I think it might have something to do with this stage...everyone is different....I was better 2 years ago then I am now.........May Goe bring you all the peace you need ....to get through this..
Today is the third anniversary of my Herb's passing. I went yesterday to celebrate with my sister and her husband their 50th anniversary. Very mixed feelings of happiness for them and their wonderful family and envy that I didn't get the years together that they did. Who knows why the days get measured out the way they do!
I saw a nice guy for about a year but I think the vibes I sent off were very protective of my privacy. Anyway he disappeared from my life. I miss the companionship but not the tension that was part of the relationship. Maybe this privacy sensitivity is a characteristic of this stage of widowhood!
It's been 3 years for me in June. I can say that I miss him as much as I did when he passed away. I long for him always, but it's getting easier to be alone. I have a male friend. We both don't want any attachments, just going out and having a companion to go out with. That has eased my blood pressure! I was surprised but my BP hasn't been normal since 2011. Now its normal twice when I've been to the doctor. Now if I can just get my butt moving around the house and get some new furniture! My husband always was instrumental in us getting new funiture, and I can't seem to get in to it.
4 dogs that scares me too I am getting too comfortable with being alone... but a dear friend and room mate I went to college with got married last weekend... she lost her hubby to heart attack 2 yrs prior to my loosing Gordy ... and was a great help at first... she looks so happy in her wedding pictures & I hate the idea of growing old alone.... such a paradox
I also think 3 years is just as difficult if not more as time goes on...
@4dogs.....same here...I keep forcing myself to try and make male and female friends...but in reality...when I think of someone invading my privacy I;m not thrilled about it....everyone is a stranger to me...I have actually made one friend in 3 years.....a man....and he works and is caring for both of his 93 year old parents...so you know there is no time there...we talk once in awhile...I think I look forward to getting back home alone now......(:
3 years now for me too. I may be getting too comfortable with being alone.
totally relate. I am feeling so low tonight too. In a few days it woulda been my husbands birthday, we'd be celebrating. The end of September will be 3 years without him for me. I miss my guy too.
Kinda down tonight. Tomorrow we should be out celebrating our wedding anniversary but instead I will be sitting here alone. Probably with a bowl of popcorn and maybe a glass of wine. October will be three years without him. Sure do miss that guy.
cee the first time it was scary but empowering too! You gotta do what you gotta do .... I am thinking of going skydiving too LOL really!
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