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Future Me

I am 25 years old and terrified of dying alone with no children of my own. I want to be a mother and a good wife but this virus is making meeting someone impossible. I just want to be a great mother and wife.

Shopping for groceries

Recently I tried out the grocery delivery man. I really don't like going to grocery stores but I do it anyway. This time I thought I'd give it a chance and they failed me. I was given grocery items that had half their life already gone. I was charged extra for someone to actually pick my food on top of the delivery charge. Convenient? Maybe. But I cannot trust that they will get me what I want and I will not settle for anything less. I will continue to go to the grocery stores

One ain’t the loneliest number

After going through a horrible break up, I’ve lost interest in dating. I honestly don’t want to get into another relationship and have my heart broken again. I’m really getting used to living a single life and embracing it. The way things are going for me now, I honestly don’t need any significant other to define or complete me. Sure, life has been a lot quieter but after all is said and done, I love my single quiet life the way it is and would never change anything about it. All bones and no bull.


I rarely watch Netflix. Why do I keep paying for it? I have never watched Amazon Prime Video...I even have Apple +....why do i continue to pay for these services?

Feeling Used

Early 2020, it felt like I was "in this together" with an old friend of the opposite sex before the pandemic broke out. We found some common ground after my friend had some bad luck on Tinder. Then bad luck at work. Then health problems. It drained me but I was supportive. Then they sort of disappeared. Turns out they hooked up on Tinder again. I feel used as a surrogate, burned and kind of alone, and that the friendship was false.

Don't think people realize

Living life with social anxiety is like postpandemic behavior. Staying away from others... Isolated but wanting to get out there. I've had it for 35 years and my own personal experience hasn't been any different after the virus.

Please don't tell people how I live

I am a lone bachelor. Above and below me are couples who cook wholesome dinners almost every night. Me? I have frozen vegetables as part of my dinner almost every night. There is a moment when I pour them into a pan. This is quite noisy, so I place my hand above the pan as I pour to soften the landing. I do this because there is a part of me that is embarrassed for eating frozen vegetables alone every night. I don't want the neighbours to hear this sad detail of my life, the frozen vegetables rattling onto the pan again.

I'm so glad

winter is coming to an end. Now I don't have to listen to people complain how cold it is. Just getting ready for summer so the exact same people can complain about how hot it is.

No fund!

A week ago I invested in mutual funds for the first time in my life and I'm already regretting it.


Alastair, the Drive

You thought I was Alastair. My dog loved you. I'd like to get to know you?


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