How to find your own?

Discussion in 'The Watercooler' started by Dory, Feb 18, 2018.

  1. Dory

    Dory Member

    You get to a point when most of your life you have dedicated to your family.
    Now what?
    How to find your own? You have nothing left,and your battery's are very low.
  2. Nomad

    Nomad Well-Known Member

    Think of your skills and things you like.

    Take a class, read books, etc.

    I know two women who took a photography class at the local community college (non credit) and they both loved it. One has really got into it and started a FB Page with her work and is selling things.

    You can experiment with fancy meals for you and your spouse or invite a good friend over.

    Invest in yourself.

    Hang in there.
  3. KTMom91

    KTMom91 Well-Known Member

    If you're not sure what you're interested in (I get it, believe me), check out They have classes on almost everything you can think of, through colleges all over the world, and they're free. I've taken several different history of religion courses, several in women's studies, in teacher ed (I'm a substitute teacher), and am currently taking one on religion, conflict, and peace.
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  4. ForeverSpring

    ForeverSpring Well-Known Member

    What did you like to do before you had kids? Chances are youwillenjoy them again! :)

    Your batteries are fine. You just need to decide where to put them.
  5. Dory

    Dory Member

    Hi all,
    I am finding it hard to get around forums,but Thankyou for listening and for your replies.
    Nature is my survival