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Re: tolerance of lack of same/ alone

No kidding. Poor girl gets smothered to death. 2 or 3 days of that would
send me straight to the laughing academy. Being single all my life,
there is no way I could stand someone under foot 24/7 for the rest of my
life. Wouldn't be pretty - LOL

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Jesse Bell" <jesserenebell@hotmail.com>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Tue, 25 Nov 2003 09:26:24 -0600

>OH man...I hear ya Gene.  Love my husband, love my kids...but I would really 
>like to be able to take a bath or go to the bathroom without somebody 
>calling my name or walking in on me.  It gets old.  And no matter how much I 
>gripe...it seems to fall on deaf ears!!  I'm 41...hitting that time in my 
>life when some alone time is needed and very much required.  My family 
>doesn't seem to understand that.  It's "honey, honey, honey and mom, mom, 
>mom".  Ughhh.  The youngest three children are all 15 years old...they can 
>fend for themselves for awhile.  And I have to ask my husband every now and 
>then "What did you do before you married me and you were a single 
>father...try to remember...and do that again for me, huh?"  I remember my 
>mother going throught this very same thing...and thinking "geez, what a 
>grouch!".  There were five kids in that household...and my father did 
>NOTHING to help around there.
>Jesse Rene' Bell
>Claremore, OK
>Zone 6
>>From: "Gene Bush" <genebush@otherside.com>
>>Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
>>To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>>Subject: Re: [CHAT]tolerance of lack of same/ alone
>>Date: Tue, 25 Nov 2003 07:08:18 -0500
>>Hello Kitty,
>>     I found that the longer one lives alone the more difficult it is to 
>>a relationship where the two of you move in together, marry or what ever 
>>choose where you live together *all the time*. Whew!! The changes, the
>>adapting to taking another into consideration if you simply wanted to go to
>>the bathroom by yourself. Been married for a bit now and still have trouble
>>once in a while with two people in this house at the same time. Does not
>>mean I care any less for who I am married to.... but... somehow it is all
>>worth it at the end of the day.
>>     Gene E. Bush
>>Munchkin Nursery & Gardens, llc
>>Zone 6/5  Southern Indiana
>>----- Original Message ----- > Pam,
>> > Living alone is not unusual.  Lots of people do.  As long as it works 
>> > you and you have the network of friends you want and need (including
>> > there is no need to feel odd-man-out.  I've been alone since '89 and
>> > these 14 years have been much better for me than the previous 14.  I 
>> > understand why anyone would give you a hard time for being single and
>> > orientation is nobody's business.
>> >
>> > Kitty
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX/zone 8A


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