I'm 52 and I feel I've lost my purpose / meaning to life. DH is retired and I gave up my part time admin job 18 months ago so we're both at home all day and DD (12) is at secondary school. I do courses, my allotment, volunteer, help with various committees, do lots of walking and go on lots of holidays.
It is wonderful to have the freedom to do all this but I often feel
that all this busy-ness is simply a displacement activity to avoid getting depressed / lonely.
I really feel I should be doing something more worthwhile with my time / life. If I died tomorrow what would I have done for society. I have a great feeling that life is/ has passed me by. We live in a nice city, have nice neighbours but aside from relatives I feel we don't have any close friends i.e.:the people who drop in for a coffee. What am I doing wrong. ?
All advice GRATEFULLY received.
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