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    Support Buddy?
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    goodthoughts posted:
    Hi,I'm new too, just looking for someone I can connect to and bounce of of.

    I'm down to earth, retired/disabled now and trying to cope with getting things done and not having the energy or ambition to do all of the things I want to do!!

    I'm not a drama queen, I'm getting in touch with taking care of myself and feeling worthy of it.

    I know what I should do and don't, I want to, but don't. I lay in bed at night thinking of all the things I want to do and in the morning when I finally get up, close to noon, I get online while having my coffee, take care of the cat and dogs, but then facebook and following all the links to things I want to follow up on.

    Yep, then the day is gone and hopefully I have made myself do something. Once I get going I get carried away and end up over done. Lol... then I have to recover.

    Oh well
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    jasharie responded:
    Hi, I am new to this too!
     
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    beautifulbuffalo responded:
    Hi Support Buddy,

    I'm 50 and also on disability retired. It was hard for me at my age to become disabled. I have all the free time in the world now but don't want to go anyplace. I feel guilty if I go someplace or do anything.

    I'm just the opposite about bed. I take seroguel to sleep at night otherwise I wouldn't sleep at all. So I'm in bed at 8-9 and up at 6-7.

    I have no hobbies and have no friends,.
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    optoboy replied to beautifulbuffalo's response:
    I'm new to this but say your post for needed support. I too would like to talk it out with someone who can understand my issue and even recommend solutions. So let's give it a try.

    I'm a 66 year old male in good health with a devoted wife and two grown children. I am retired and have numerous hobbies one of which is building furniture that I could expand into a significant business if I wanted to. All in all I appear to have a near perfect life. But it's what lies beneath the surface that invisible but hurts.

    In summary, I cannot forget a long lost love. We split up in college and I haven't seen her since. We're talking nearly 50 years ago. Every time I hear music from that era or my friends mention some event back then I nearly breakdown in tears. And get this, I learned she died of breast cancer six and half years ago! Knowing I can never see her again has me contemplating ending it all just to relieve the loneliness and pain in my heart. I miss her so much it is impossible to describe. I can't discuss this with my wife of course so I am at wits end. This time of year is always harder to cope. I'm afraid I may be losing it.

    I'm ready to listen.


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