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Do you list old hobbies as hobbies? I ask because I still consider old hobbies as hobbies even though I've stopped partaking in them.
Before I was widowed I'd spend a lot of my spare time engaging with interests but now I've got the time I don't seem to do much. I'm not depressed, I work 24 hours a week, look after grandchildren one day a week, walk my dogs, meet friends for coffee, do the usual boring housework etc but I've no inclination to get out craft materials or start writing.
I'm quite happy to sit and read or watch TV but other than that I'm happy to just sit and be. ('Sometimes I sits an' thinks and sometimes I just sits'.) I'd say my current 'hobbies' are doing the crossword online, looking at property on Rightmove and looking at jobs on Indeed.
I have this guilt thing (probably generational) that I should be doing something useful all the time. Anyone else feels the same?
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