While things aren't great at home, they haven't deteriorated any further. I've had to make clear a painful boundary but it's one that was going to come out anyway. I'm glad that I didn't feel guilty about explaining the boundary and was able to do it in a loving way.
I went down to the boat last night. My dock neighbors have split up. I liked both of these people but they've decided that for the time being, they have to be apart. One of the fellows said that being unselfish and giving space to the other was true love. I would agree. I know that I need my space right now even if for a couple of hours. I'm feeling calm and accepting.
My SO and I have made a date for Friday night. I'm just doing my best to have no expectations and have none put on me. Just living in the moment is going to have to suffice.
I thought that the following would add some humor to this whole blues thing (from http://www.fast-consulting.com/toys/blues.htm):
You ARE qualified to write or sing the blues if:
You ARE NOT qualified to write or sing the blues if:
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NOTE: Teenagers are not permitted to write or sing the blues. The blues is an adults-only situation. By adult, we mean that you must be old enough to disregard the electric chair if you shot (or stabbed) a man (or woman) in Memphis.