Some people confuse being alone with being lonely. I can assure you; it’s quite different. I, for instance, am divorced, unattached, single…alone…at least in the sense of being in a relationship. However, I am NOT lonely. Lonely is when someone has a degree of depression or despair about not being in a relationship. So, that’s not me. Not only am I NOT lonely, I consider myself “flying solo.” Solo, because I am alone, single. And “flying” because I am soaring and not even the sky is the limit.
So, it’s done. I got my letter in the mail today; my divorce is final. I’ve announced that to my children, my mother, and one of my besties, but that’s it. And they all had pretty much the same question, “ARE YOU OKAY?” and that was a legitimate question. Was I okay? All things considered, I’d have to say, yes, I’m okay. But that’s the short version. The long version is this: [Read more…]
Mostly all of us are familiar with the concept of Standard of Living, which generally refers to the level of comfort, goods, necessities, and wealth that are available to a particular class of people. But how many of us even consider our own Standard of Loving?