I’ve learned that while I am his best friend and the mother of his child and his forever partner, there is a closeness only he and his brothers in arms will share.
I cannot compete or even come close to their kind of love, respect, and commitment, mostly because I have not earned it.
Was a single, lively, midlife woman a bit of a liability?
Was I seen as a threat by the women, who didn't want me 'flirting' with their men? However, it can be a lot of fun once you've established your rules of engagement!
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I’ve learned that, when going out to eat, I will never again sit in a chair or booth that faces the door or entryway.
He insists on occupying the spot that allows him to survey who is coming and going into the restaurant or bar or whatever establishment we might be visiting.
When I divorced and was ready to meet someone again I believed I'd meet the 'old-fashioned' way, through a friend.
Well, that clearly wasn't to be as dinner party dates became fewer and further between.
I’ve learned that certain social situations will make him uncomfortable and nervous, although he will never show it.