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SS Pen pals/online friendship

Reading the article on loneliness today many folk who find themselves alone in later life have difficulty in building up friendships again...and don't know where to start.

A Pen Pal chat page is friendly and can be opted in and out of without problem wherever the writers are located - be it locally, UK, Europe, USA, Australia etc...the World is our oyster online! Get chatting!

Created By on 23/10/2019

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23rd Aug 2021 21:16:43 (Last activity: 23rd Sep 2021 14:54:59)
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Good Afternoon. My name is Mari and I live in Arkansas in USA. I am a widow with one grown son living 11 hours away. Friends and family have passed away, one by one, in recent years. It's hard to make new friends as you get older, especially during covid. I'm a free-thinker, deep-thinker, and out-of- the-box thinker ... the type that usually takes the road less traveled. My one remaining friend wears a t-shirt that says "I don't trust normal people", and she counts me as a valued friend, so there you have it! It does take me awhile to open up to new people. Thanks for letting me join your group.
Response from Sally - Silversurfer's Editor made on 23rd Aug 2021 23:12:42
Hi Mari729,

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Response from cheska made on 23rd Sep 2021 14:54:59
I am looking for someone to correspond with on line. You sound very interesting, I wonder if you would like to fill the bill?
I am also a widow but for the last 9 years my eldest daughter has lived with me. The rest of my family,another daughter and her children and grandchildren live in U.K. and I live in Spain, have done for most of the last 30 years. Won’t say more for now until I know if you want me to.
16th Mar 2020 16:40:19 (Last activity: 16th Mar 2020 17:16:54)
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Hi, I'm Jean. I'm new to Silversurfers. I live in Tennessee in the USA. I'm retired, never married, and live alone with my 2 dogs. I would love to make new friends/get a pen pal. I'm lonely - just lost my best friend of 50 years - so would love to make new friends to talk with.
Response from Melina - Assistant Editor made on 16th Mar 2020 17:16:54
Hello and welcome to Silversurfers. The best way to get started is to take a look at Current Topics in our Forum and feel free to engage in anything that takes your interest. We also have a very active Speakers Corner section where you may find something that interests you there.

I hope you enjoy being part of our community

Melina 🙂

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