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dear Gail & slick, in the beginning of the summer I told my mil that we were going to say yes to every invitation got invited to a "new" neighbors kids grad party...in july I think it was. She thought we maybe wouldn't go becuase we didn't kn ow them that well. I said no we are going and glad we did... while in Boston my sil invited me to go to her neighbors for dinner as my brother wanted to stay home I didn't know a soul ..... it was hard it felt weird... mostly all couples... I ate and stayed for a little while to chat..... later my sil told me she was surprised I went .... and was proud I did...
Not any invites or dates still not looking but trying to do more on my own...
its coming up to 3 years for me as well, and it seems impossible to avoid.
thank you. Risa had a fear of being forgotten. But everytime i see my grand Vivi i see her.She is 2 goimg on 22. She is the little love of my life
And here is my annoyance for the week. Earlier in the week a man came by, introduced himself as being from a church service team that went out to help seniors. One of my other neighbors had directed him to me. At first I was really cautious about it. He said he would come by wed. to see if I had work for them and then Sat would be their work day. I talked to another person I trust and she knew of the group and of people they had helped. So I thought of a couple of outside jobs I could really use help with and looked forward to him coming back on wed. Well guess what, he did not come back Wed or today. Not the best way to make a good impression for their group. I was looking forward to it and feel let down.
I just feel overwhelmed at trying to organize and clean up this place by myself. Some of the lifting and moving I physically can't do. But there is also so much that I don't know what to do with. I get caught up in wanting to find the perfect good home for things that I don't do anything. It is also hard looking at all the things that were a part of project my husband was working on. I feel so bad that he didn't get to finish them and I feel bad for me that they are not done, I don't know how to do them and have no one to help me do them. ( I have tried several handyman ads in the local paper but either they want bigger jobs, or they don't come to this area or they just never call me back.
OK off my soapbax. It does help to talk, so thanks for listening.
Gail, So sorry about that "friend". You didn't say how long you have been having these weekly dinners, But there are other ways talk to people. If she is busy, she could have been honest and and maybe say to meet less often or at another time. If she really felt you were moving in different direction she talked about it. I know it would still hurt but at least you would understand. It isn't fair to you to leave you, as they say, "hanging" Let her go and look to find someone who appreciates you. I wish more of us lived closer to each other so we could get together.
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