Losing someone we love, either in death, or because of a broken relationship, is one of the most stressful situations we face in our lives. (A huge understatement, I know!) But if we, as grievers, can learn how to effectively manage our stress, we can heal a little more everyday.
There is nothing wrong with being an introvert. Introverts have wonderful and unique personality traits that make them interesting and exciting, as long as someone is willing to take the time to get to know them. And if they don’t, their loss. Am I right? Yes I am. That being said, I’ve decided to work on my social skills.
As a single mom, it can be scary to think about dating or getting remarried. What if things don’t work out again? What if my kids get hurt again? For me, the question about dating came up after I’d been a widow for about a year.
My son and I spend a lot of time riding in the car. Both of us, introverts to the core, can literally ride an entire 70 mile trip to work without saying two words to each other. I’ve been having some mom-guilt feelings about this because, ideally, I could be using this time to get to know him