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Just joined and looking for like minded members

Hi everyone. I'm very grateful to be able to join you all. I have found myself alone this past year for the very first time when my husband left me.

I'm getting used to it now and don't miss him but it's a struggle finding new friends and even though none of us knows where life is going to take us, I like to think mine is going to be a happy, loving and maybe even exciting one from here on. Something I've craved for some years now. I like to think I have always taken the bull by the horns and tried everything life as thrown at me but truthfully, it's harder now, thinking of forging forward on my own.

It's not even that I don't have a family, friends, hobbies or interests, it's more a question of doing all those things and not having someone to share them with.

It does feel at times like your the only one going through it. Life is on hold and although it needs a kick start I don't seem to be able to make it happen.

There! I've made a start to the new me and hope I find some like minded people here. If you read my ramble, thank you.

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24th Aug 2020 22:55:25 (Last activity: 25th Aug 2020 08:55:20)
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Hi Beauxbelles. I just wanted to congratulate you on your positive attitude. You are champing at the bit to get going with your new life. You are also accepting that its going to be hard at times. But you have got through the hardest bit, the first year, and the worse year you could have had with it being lockdown. Time to make those plans and step by step have a few new adventures. You are not on your own by a long way, but reaching out and finding like minded people can be hard. Have you heard of Meetup? Its an online social site. It is an international organisation. There is every kind of social activity you can thin of on there, with people looking to have other people join them in it. So walking groups, theatre groups, reading stamp collecting, you name it its there. And the best bit is if you don't see something in your area you are interested, you can create your own meetup group for that activity. Best of luck and I hope life brings you only fun and laughter from now on. X
Response from Sally - Silversurfer's Editor made on 25th Aug 2020 08:55:20

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8th Aug 2020 19:55:49
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Hi Beauxbelles. Welcome to Silversurfers. There seems to be a lot of nice friendly people on here, and it's good to chat to people who are a similar age. Happy to talk anytime. 🙂
6th Aug 2020 12:38:51
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Hi Beauxbelles
I understand and can totally empathise. My partner left me too. He was what I thought was my soul mate. At this stage in life I’m not sure I can trust again or have the looks or confidence to even try again, especially still being in love with him. I’m not sure if it’s much consolation but do know that I’m out here in the same boat and you are not alone with those feelings. They can hurt and be heart wrenching but there are good things too.
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