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blues90 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-13-06 11:37 AM
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32. I've had lots of dreams lately
I can't tell anymore if this is a mid life crisis at 57 or loosing two jobs one of 12 years in the last 18 months and looking for work is the problem . I feel absolutely useless now , what I knew and what I thought I was worth is now gone and it seems like it is forever . I have no interest in anything anymore not even playing guitar which has been a 40 year interest . One thing that really suck the will and energy out of me is looking for a job when all seem so low paid and out of my normal experience and not one offers insurance . Add to this the killing that's going on and the screwed voting system and the continued daily horrors we hear about and you get to the point where nothing offers any real grip on trust or hope . I am just riding things out watching things go to hell in a hand basket .

Perhaps the worst thing is no one talks about much , even though there are forums like this I need actual conversation with people in person . This is not likely unless you join a group and here i find people much to determined to rant over the top , really this way you come away more frustrated . I guess no one has the answers and time seems to be running out and we need to act soon , I don't see this happening where I have any control , others in the know have the control , i have my voice and my one vote . Just like a grain of sand I am .
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  -A question to those of you past 50 ..... Bullwinkle925  Jul-13-06 09:48 AM   #0 
  - Put it down to nostalgia  edwardlindy   Jul-13-06 09:52 AM   #1 
  - I think it's exactly what you called it--  teriyaki jones   Jul-13-06 09:52 AM   #2 
  - Yes, acutally - for the most part you could say all are Dems - but  Bullwinkle925   Jul-13-06 11:25 AM   #27 
  - I'm 55  ayeshahaqqiqa   Jul-13-06 09:52 AM   #3 
  - Sometime they come back  checkmate1947   Jul-13-06 10:49 AM   #19 
     - I'm sorry you have had this problem  ayeshahaqqiqa   Jul-13-06 11:02 AM   #23 
        - The Greatest asset for me  checkmate1947   Jul-13-06 11:09 AM   #24 
        - Oh yeah  ayeshahaqqiqa   Jul-13-06 11:11 AM   #25 
        - Where and what is Eureka Springs?  Bullwinkle925   Jul-13-06 11:23 AM   #26 
           - North Arkansas  checkmate1947   Jul-13-06 11:26 AM   #28 
           - Have you attended?  Bullwinkle925   Jul-13-06 11:31 AM   #31 
              - No!! However  checkmate1947   Jul-13-06 12:07 PM   #36 
                 - What type of class, might I ask? Tai Chi or something other?  Bullwinkle925   Jul-13-06 12:15 PM   #39 
           - Eureka Springs is a town  ayeshahaqqiqa   Jul-13-06 12:53 PM   #48 
              - Thank you - just where does your friend practice and what?  Bullwinkle925   Jul-13-06 12:59 PM   #49 
                 - My friend  ayeshahaqqiqa   Jul-13-06 01:34 PM   #53 
  - I've had those dreams a long time before I reached age 50  livetohike   Jul-13-06 09:53 AM   #4 
  - I don't believe it's age-specific. And it may suggest that you are  Old Crusoe   Jul-13-06 09:54 AM   #5 
  - Funny you'd say that. I dreamed last night about a young friend  raccoon   Jul-13-06 09:54 AM   #6 
  - What do you mean by "visited?" Does the person actually come to you  Southsideirish   Jul-13-06 09:56 AM   #7 
  - There is usually a 'storyline' but I do have conversations with my  Bullwinkle925   Jul-13-06 10:25 AM   #13 
  - I'm not sure this would qualify as being...........  Minnesota Libra   Jul-13-06 09:59 AM   #8 
  - I would say it's not at all age related.  SheilaT   Jul-13-06 10:01 AM   #9 
  - That is actually understandable and I'm sure you were a comfort  Bullwinkle925   Jul-13-06 10:59 AM   #22 
     - Yes, it meant a lot to them.  SheilaT   Jul-13-06 02:14 PM   #56 
  - I think it's natural. The older you get, the less you have before you and  DemItAllAnyway   Jul-13-06 10:08 AM   #10 
  - yes....my grandma used to dream about her lost friends and I always  lady of texas   Jul-13-06 10:10 AM   #11 
  - Many possibilities, nostalgia, visits, or your own mind trying to connect  havocmom   Jul-13-06 10:23 AM   #12 
  - I'm not 50 yet, but I do have periods where I'll suddenly start thinking  AndyA   Jul-13-06 10:25 AM   #14 
  - It happens to me quite often.  RebelOne   Jul-13-06 10:26 AM   #15 
  - It's happened to me.  sarge43   Jul-13-06 10:28 AM   #16 
  - I think it's natural. I've had many recent dreams of a person I lost  sinkingfeeling   Jul-13-06 10:29 AM   #17 
  - They have a message for you. Ask them what it is whenever they visit.  downstairsparts   Jul-13-06 10:46 AM   #18 
  - I'm writing that down and will try it tonight - we shall see if I have any  Bullwinkle925   Jul-13-06 11:26 AM   #29 
     - It is generally helpful advice about problems or questions you have  downstairsparts   Jul-13-06 11:28 AM   #30 
  - Check your PMs  havocmom   Jul-13-06 10:50 AM   #20 
  - No, but every day you get a little closer to them.  TX-RAT   Jul-13-06 10:51 AM   #21 
  - I've had lots of dreams lately  blues90   Jul-13-06 11:37 AM   #32 
  - Check your PM Blues ...  Bullwinkle925   Jul-13-06 11:51 AM   #33 
  - MANY cultures would consider that dream phenomenon highly spiritual...  Jeffersons Ghost   Jul-13-06 11:52 AM   #34 
  - I don't know if any messages are trying to get through. Seems just the  Bullwinkle925   Jul-13-06 12:13 PM   #38 
  - Wow - I've been noticing that more lately!  cmt928   Jul-13-06 12:06 PM   #35 
  - Yes - my mother shows up quite a bit, although she doesn't really  Bullwinkle925   Jul-13-06 12:09 PM   #37 
     - Whoa! Me too!  cmt928   Jul-13-06 12:16 PM   #40 
     - I do, indeed, wonder if it is relecting upon our 'lives'. Yearning for  Bullwinkle925   Jul-13-06 12:20 PM   #42 
  - I think of it as a reaffirmation  MamaBear   Jul-13-06 12:19 PM   #41 
  - That has always happened to me. (I'm 47, for the record)  BurtWorm   Jul-13-06 12:21 PM   #43 
  - That's interesting. I lost a dearly beloved step-father when I was 9 ...  Bullwinkle925   Jul-13-06 12:23 PM   #44 
     - Will they be populated only by people I've lost?  BurtWorm   Jul-13-06 12:30 PM   #45 
        - The dream I had the other day regarding my brother-in-law who has passed  Bullwinkle925   Jul-13-06 12:35 PM   #47 
  - I always dream about weird stuff..and rarely about people I know  SoCalDem   Jul-13-06 12:32 PM   #46 
  - Even at my tender age of 46  mtnester   Jul-13-06 01:01 PM   #50 
  - Yes - I think a poster above hit the nail on the head - we are too  Bullwinkle925   Jul-13-06 01:06 PM   #51 
     - I am happy for you...I wish my mother would visit me  mtnester   Jul-13-06 01:25 PM   #52 
  - Once in a while  kskiska   Jul-13-06 01:59 PM   #54 
  - I think that's extra-special. I'd love to hear my mother's voice again.  Bullwinkle925   Jul-13-06 02:03 PM   #55 
     - Actually, it's a little startling  kskiska   Jul-13-06 05:42 PM   #57 
        - does it happen every evening? interesting.  Bullwinkle925   Jul-13-06 05:52 PM   #58 
           - Oh, no, thankfully.  kskiska   Jul-13-06 08:25 PM   #59 
  - I find myself having more dreams of passed loved-ones.  Jazzgirl   Jul-13-06 08:47 PM   #60 
  - Happens to me quite often  Raine   Jul-13-06 09:00 PM   #61 
     - After having read all these posts, I think it must be a combination  Bullwinkle925   Jul-13-06 11:39 PM   #62 
 

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