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Spongee Fri 08-Dec-17 23:33:05

Generally, I’m not that lonely. I have a full life, my days are busy and by the evening I’m happy enough once the kids are in bed to just have a bit of time to myself. But sometimes it just gets to me. I’m sitting here on my lovely sofa in my lovely house which I have lovingly done up for me and my children...but I just wish I had someone to share it with.
I’m happy I’m single after years of living in a seriously bad relationship and appreciate the good things about being able to make my own decisions but...it would be nice to ask someone what they fancy watching tonight or other such mundane things!
I don’t really have a point, I just wanted to see how other single parents feel. I do feel it’s going to be hard to meet someone who would even look twice at me though, with small kids in tow.

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goldenclaire Fri 08-Dec-17 23:35:09

I know what you mean. It would be a massive undertaking to bring someone else into your home and your family. Don't rush into it whatever you decide.

Spongee Sat 09-Dec-17 00:06:20

No intention of rushing. But I have left an abusive relationship so I am a bit scared of entering another. I know a red flag is moving too fast at the beginning so determined to take things slowly. But easier said than done when you’re feeling a bit nun-like and desperate blush

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Kingsclerelass Sat 09-Dec-17 03:27:06

Spongee, I don't know what the answer is but I know what you mean. The same here, I've spent a few years getting my life back, restoring confidence, getting the house sorted and count myself as genuinely lucky. I have my lovely ds, a nice home and no problem paying the bills. But you're right, it would be nice to have someone to pass the time of day with.
Trouble is, I got so sick of being lied to that I really hesitate going there again.
So if you work it out, let me know.
Well done for being such a great mum, your dcs are very lucky.

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