Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Wouldn't it be nice?

I can get away with saying I am pretty happy being mostly alone and that I might even go out of my way to remain so, despite the rare near miss of a (gasp!) relationship. I can say this because, to a large extent, I believe it to be true: having existed as one of those single sorts for most of my life, I can say this kind of thing with more authority than most others can even get away with. I'm pretty good at the solitary way. However, on a night like this one, I can see where having someone to come home to, simply to unload on for as long as it takes, might do some good. A whole pile of good.

Driving home from work today, I attempted to come up with a single understanding ear or friend that I might do that sort of thing with, too, and failed each time I thought I had it figured. And so the commute happened, radio shut off, and it was just me against my thoughts. Which, you know, I don't mind all that much. I'm used to them. They tend to make sense. It'd just be nice to have that someone around to tell my troubles to, as they've happened to bubble to the surface. Just once a year. Once a year isn't too much to ask after that sort of a thing.

Or perhaps I just need a dog at my side, once and for all, one that'd have to listen, no matter what.


Anonymous said...

You have just described how I have felt for the last two weeks. Once it in a while I wish there were someone on whom I could unload all my crazy and not have them freak and run the other way.

greenatty said...

Adopt a dog and you will have found the love of your life. the rest of the girls are gravy :-)

SJ said...

There's also the sex. Dainon, the coupling for the sex ;)

caroline said...

The sex is easier to find than the rest of it. I've been in the place more than I like lately of being sick and needing help and having very few people that actually come through with help. That's just depressing.

Mel said...

I'll listen.

AaReAn said...

dogs are surely a mans best friend :-)