42 & What do I do?

Janice - posted on 10/22/2013 ( 1 mom has responded )

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Years have flown by...stopped working to start a family and now that my son is old enough I really don't need to stay home anymore all the time. It's been 10 years since I worked in the office mgmt. industry and things have changed a lot and don't feel like I would fit anymore and really don't know what else to do. Have thought about going back to school maybe into the health industry for a change. I love to help people. Confidence shot though...energy levels low...can I do this again I ask myself? I do pray a lot for guidance and friendships, but as usual receive none. Husband and son is all I have really. My mom and brother moved too far away to just "stop by" for a visit. Alone a lot...sad a lot...why have people changed so much where they just want to keep to themselves? What happened to the neighbor bbq's and going to parks and playing baseball? I remember my parents doing that and hoped to share that with my family, but no one is like that anymore...so sad. I want another baby...have been trying for over 4 years with no success. Scared a lot but have thought of going to one of those fertility places. What to do, what to do...school, babies, making new friends...sometimes its too many choices and I just get overwhelmed and just stay in my safe place...home. Has anyone invented a time machine yet?? Anyone like me?

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Samantha - posted on 10/22/2013

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Sometimes too many choices can be a stressful thing. Firstly, why are your energy levels low? Do you have a health condition? I only ask because I encountered this and after addressing my health issues I am back on top of the world! Darlin', you still have your whole life ahead of you, this is just a reboot! I know what you mean about everyone keeping to themselves; we are such a busy, go-go society, and it's easy to forget the simple fun things like having bbq's, dinners, etc. I definitely say go to school. Think about it, you'd make new friends, broaden your horizons, and build some major self-esteem:) Then, when you make these new friends, take life by the reigns and throw some get togethers yourself! The world is your oyster! Or while your in school, join some clubs (there are a plethora of clubs to get involved with in college!) I would talk to an advisor, maybe they could give you some links to find clubs that suit your interests. As for a baby, if you cannot have one, why not foster? There are so many children out there that need loving and stable homes, and it sounds like this is right up your alley! Then, you could join a MOPS group or something, meet other moms! People are like "that" (like to do things), you just have to branch out and meet those people! Most imporantly, keep praying for guidance, it will come ♥

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