So, I think it's a very good thing that I am in the midst of 2012 Apple Adventures. There's nothing like taking out your stress on a bag of apples that need to be peeled and chopped. It's a methodical process that provides a lot of firm sensory feedback, almost soothing to a soul that's raging on the tumultuous waters of life.
And I am not ashamed to admit that I am the soul that needs soothing.
one of my dearest friends took me out to lunch to confess that she's
decided to pursue a relationship with my ex-huband. She doesn't want to
be called his girlfriend (it's too soon for that) - but they have
already kissed, so they intend to see where this may lead.
Did I mention that I am currently living with my ex?
Have you been following the sordid tales of my adventures this year in
working with him to get a property we share ready for an appraisal? If
you haven't, you're missing out - I am not going to lie. It's a great
And so, it's not that I begrudge their happiness.
Love happens; and attraction doesn't follow the rules. I operate a Love Letters community - I of all people know how spontaneous and imaginative the feelings of love are, and can be. So, on those terms, we're good.
told her that it wasn't going to ruin our friendship, but that the
parameters of our friendship would indeed change - there's no way to
ignore or deny that fate. I also told her that she may be exactly what
he needs - and that they may be very good for each other; different
temperaments, like bodies, fit together differently - and some better
I just don't want to tell her I told her so...when
she comes to me frustrated about his behavior or about how our
friendship has changed...
So, I am hoping for the best - for all
of us: that they will be happy together - and that I will be able to
survey their happiness from a different vantage point - not from the
room down the hall.