My new broadband modem arrived about an hour ago and I no longer have to tear my hair out waiting for things to load on dialup. I didn't appreciate how fast broadband was - until I didn't have it!
I had a long email this morning from a very dear friend of mine in the States (no, she is not a blogger). She remarried only about six months ago and has found out her new husband has been cheating on her. As you can imagine, she is devastated and I feel so sorry for her.
Those of us who have been divorced for whatever reason know what's it like. You start out married life with such high hopes and knowing that this is it, you've found your soulmate and from that day on you'll be together. Then something happens, he cheats or worse, disillusionment sets in and love disappears out the window. It happened with me and the only relationship I have now with anyone of the opposite sex is purely friendship. I'm either not a good risk or I make lousy choices. Whatever, I've been on my own for so long now and have made a life for myself, I'd probably be horrible to live with! Too selfish and too used to doing what I want when I want.
However, I know quite a few men who I am friends with as opposed to having men friends. Some are gay, which means they are very safe for me. Some are not, but they are good friends and have not overstepped that boundary. I also have loads of women friends and they are very important to me. Only a woman can truly know how another woman feels - it's the nurturing thing we share.
Well, this is very profound for my 99th post. I shall have to think of something special to mark my 100th post. So, that's what I shall go and do. See you for number 100!