I just wondered whether there is anyone on here who decided to jump ship and start again in their 70s?
I am 71 soon and DH is a few years older. He has always worked away from home during the week but his complete retirement coincided with lockdown last March. I just can't get used to sharing a home with someone again and am dreading the next few years. He has no hobbies or interests and while he is a 'nice' man he has very little initiative or interest in trying anything new. He is quite passive generally.
I have suggested any number of projects for us both but he won't or can't rouse himself to make a start. As a result we have very little to talk about and spend most of our time together in silence.
I honestly can't see how I can face the future like this. We are fit and healthy and we could afford for him to buy a small place to live.
Are we too old to start again? I have no interest in another relationship, I just want my space and solitude back. At least some of the time. I am becoming very depressed. He knows exactly how I feel.
Anyone in a similar position?
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