Loney soul dating
At this point I was really annoyed and Matt (my hubs) was growing hangry-er by the minute. We didn’t want to wait any longer than we planned on.
I looked across the room and saw another couple close to our age enjoying a wonderful meal. We put our names in and stormed off more dramatically than necessary. In fact, we were so hungry that we decided to get dessert first. We both ordered large waffle cones and gazed at them lovingly as the little blonde ice cream scooper lady handed them to us. I even had to wipe drops of ice cream out of Matt’s beard. Sometimes when we feel sick of waiting on something our hearts long for, such as love or companionship, we turn to ice cream cones.
Ask anyone who’s been in an unhappy, non-communicative marriage.And then it dawned on us that the ice cream had helped but it didn’t quite do the trick. When our table was finally ready, we sat down to enjoy a delicious four course meal. Sometimes, it can become far too easy to chase settle for a man that’s not good for us – just because our hearts need that quick little fix, right? I spend countless hours shuffling through lies in my head telling me I’m not quite missable or noticeable or love-able enough. But everything to do with God calling us to be alone with Him.Isn’t it funny though, how we still feel hungry, or lonely, or unsatisfied? She’s married.” Well, yes, but that doesn’t just turn off lonely. So if you’re feeling lonely and tired of waiting, let me challenge you to look at what you’re filling yourself up with.Should advancing age cause people like me who are single to rethink our status? In an effort to quantify the feeling of loneliness – a sense of not having meaningful contact with others, accompanied by painful distress – geriatric specialists at the University of California, San Francisco, asked 1,604 adults age 60 and older how often they felt isolated or left out, or lacked companionship.Sixty-two percent of those who reported being lonely were married.