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Unread 01-11-2017, 12:21 PM   #21
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I honestly didnt thik friends were necessary before I started to experience friendly people & started to connect with them. I remember after leaving my marriage & moving to the farm I bought & several years later when I finally put my bed together, I was surrounded by my dogs & this warm feeling came over me. Im sure that was the first time I experienced the feeling of love. I was at least 56 at the time.
Your posts are inspiring and give me hope.
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I have difficulty taking acquaintanceships further into the realm of friendships. I have been hurt by so called friends in the past and thus have some trust issues - even with those I have gotten close to. As a result I tend to remain at arms length. I have numerous aquaintanceships some closer than others. This also allows me some freedom to pull back and withdraw from relationships as my mood, etc, requires.

I am a person to jump in and help acquaintances if need be. I will carry the weight of other's on my shoulders. I will be fiercely loyal. My lack of trust however leads me to question whether I can count on others to do the same.
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