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New here HELLO !

Just signed up to silversurfers and am hoping to meet new friends with similar interests to myself (Literature,Health,and how to cope with ageing )


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Peter52
10th Mar 2017 15:03:52
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Hello everyone just joined hoping to meet new people for friendly chat and friendship
Metime
25th Feb 2017 14:07:15 (Last activity: 1st Apr 2017 22:12:24)
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Hello.
I've just joined Silver Surfers
Just wanted to introduce myself mainly to see if there are others on this site who have a similar situation to myself.

I still work long hours but I'm not a million miles away from retirement.
I'm 56- I love to travel but I'm married to a man who would rather stick pins in he's eyes than go on holiday ( strange I know)

I'm very confident and have often travelled alone but I do struggle with eating evening meals alone. ( A sandwich in your room isn't pleasant when your on holiday) I have looked at booking holidays who cater for group solo travellers but their prices are exstortionate

Are you in a similar posistion where you travel alone and how do you approach eating and travelling without feeling like the odd one out?
Response from Calitha made on 1st Apr 2017 22:12:24
Hi Metime

I'm also new, just joined literally! I'm a single retired lady who always travels alone, albeit not by choice. I know what you mean about 'Singles' holidays, they are really expensive, way out of my price range. I tend to go to the same resort that I have been travelling to for many years and I know loads of people there which helps. For years I also struggled with eating alone in a restaurant, but I used to sit with my back to the wall and always have a book.
I am off to my favourite place in the next few weeks and really looking forward to it.
gailyp63
24th Feb 2017 18:50:05
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hi I'm also new and like you I'm hoping to chat to new friends and share interests
shaun56
23rd Feb 2017 12:52:50
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Hello Nina Simone and welcome to SilverSurfers
Yodama
22nd Feb 2017 09:18:20
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Hello ninasimone ( one of my favourite singers ) I feel sure you will find friends with similar interests on this site. Some very nice people with varied interests.
As for the ageing thing, treat it as you would a cheeky interloper daring to insinuate itself into your life.
Squash it with humour and a zest for life. Age is................to be ignored!

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