Blair - posted on 04/18/2015 ( 1 mom has responded )
I'm an older single mom, 52, with 2 grown children and a daughter who is almost 12. My younger daughter and I recently moved to another state. She and I have both met new friends through work and school and the neighborhood. But, I've noticed that no matter where we live, I feel left out of the social plans made by other parents/families. It seems we don't get invited because we are like a "third wheel." I honestly feel like my daughter and I are truly likable people. She is often invited for spend-the-nights, but when it comes to invitations to adult parties or family-oriented events, we are not included. Maybe I'm being over-sensitive, but, I feel left out and lonely. Waah, I'm whining, but this feeling is so real.