I am so board and lonely lately staying home, am i the only one

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Jodi - posted on 09/21/2011

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After making sure I got a good college education and working outside the home for 23 years, my husband and I decided it best for me to stay at home. The cost of gas and commuting along with childcare didn't make it worth it. So much to my surprise, I was incredibly bored despite volunteering at my sons school. I have since increased the parties I do for my Scentsy business which has been fabulous. It gets me out of the house on some evenings and week-ends to enjoy adult time and maybe even a glass of wine. I found it gives me the purpose I need for my day to day life but I don't have the demands/pressure of work and still can be there for my children. It has helped tons!

Kacie - posted on 09/20/2011

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bored, YES! lonely, nope! i am VERY EAGER for mondays to come around so i have 7 hours to myself!! LoL

Katherine - posted on 09/19/2011

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Why don't you try meetup.com? They have lots of mommy groups and so does the library. Check with your local library.

I feel bored and lonely all the time, my 6 year old is in school but I still have my 2.5 year old at home and there are just so many things you can do.

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How old are your children? I have two boys ages 7 and 16 months and one girl 5 weeks. I never get bored or lonely because there is always something going on. I do miss having me time though!! I don't even think im going to be able to shower today (not until my husband gets home at least). When one child naps the other wakes up. I home school my 7 year old who has adhd so when the little ones are asleep im with him. Never a dull moment.

Chris - posted on 09/19/2011

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No Melissa, you are not the only one. So many women are lonely, me included. Life has slowed down for me a lot as my children are older now and I have a lot of time on my hands, and what friends I do have live far away. You are definitely not alone in feeling this way. Do you have any hobbies?

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