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What do you do in a evening?

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MakeItUpAsYouGoAlong Sun 13-Jan-13 19:18:12

What do you do in a evening when your DCs are in bed?
I have limited friends (all couples or parents) and i am feeling increasingly lonely.
I've had no texts at all today (thinking too much I know)
I've watched the entire box set of Downton Abbey now.
The evenings just seem to drag, I almost feel like sleeping confused

happyAvocado Fri 22-Feb-13 23:04:20

working unpaid overtime & chatting with friends on FB smile
I often read a book, never watch TV

duffybeatmetoit Sun 24-Feb-13 09:09:19

chores, try to find enthusiasm to get myself something to eat, odd text/mn, generally feel tired. (working ft, 5 yr old struggling with H walking out, buggerall in way of local support network)

HerrenaHarridan Sun 24-Feb-13 11:08:11

My evening aren't long enough!
Immediately after she goes to bed, before I sit down I do any chores that I don't want to get up to.
I'm learning to drive at mo so then I sit down with cup of tea and do a practice hazard perception and multiple choice test.

After that whatever I feel like really. Sometimes I dig into my (embarrassingly) large craft tat collection.
I almost never read as I get addicted and WILL end up staying awake all night
Sometimes I cook for tomorrow or bake while there is no little pest in the kitchen
A soak in the bath if I need to just lie still, nails if I need a confidence boost.
Tend my plants if the need it and of course lots of Internet and mumsnet grin

drfayray Sun 24-Feb-13 13:40:32

I go dancing smile.
I have lessons twice a week and a dance party on Friday nights.
When I am at home, I read, knit, paint my nails ( I change colours regularly), watch movies ( don't watch TV), sit on my front verandah with the dog and stare at the sky.

I msg friends on Facebook too.

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