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Patty Sue is it a privacy issue or being afraid to open yourself up to love again.... if I may play devils advocate!
Another message went into cyberspace. I hate when that happens.
Patty Sue, HUGS, I understand your mixed feelings. You want to be happy for others but we also feel why can't that be us celebrating. Sorry it didn't work out with your "friend". I haven't even attempted to meet anyone and not so sure I want to. I hate being alone but afraid to go through the process of getting to know someone new
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.
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