A relationship and dating
Realising that you are never going to be a mother or father is utterly heart-breaking.For many, where childlessness has not been a choice, the prospect of facing life without children is all-consuming & devastating.
People often imagine a support group is going to be terribly gloomy and depressing, but in fact most people who do attend groups find it very helpful. Unfortunately (or fortunately) my writing has never been about answers. I write to challenge, to get us thinking, me included.
I totally get it - log fire, glass of wine and no make-up on is great!
It's a bonus when you don't have to take it off later - happy days!
As I type this it's a sickening thought, basically being stalked by your own boyfriend because he can't even trust you to get home on your own. The vows are for better for worse, but overcoming when your partner has cheated is a very difficult thing to do, even worse when the cheater does not want to be in the marriage.
Once you've said it a thousand times, those words roll off the tongue as a matter of habit. When you find the person you want to spend the rest of your life with, you don't necessarily expect it to be a walk in the park. We are all individuals and we will all have things about us that can grate on the other. Whether you surprise each other, take it in turns, or try to do it on a budget is up to you - but the core of it is making the effort to try new things together.We are turning into a society where technology is taking over our lives - men are on the Xbox and messing around with their gadgets, and us ladies are watching our favourite soaps.