I have less than two week left. In less than two weeks, I will have a lot more freedom to do... well... I don't exactly know what I will do, but if I want to I can.
K's sports season is almost over. The tournaments and all the associated practices will be over and that will free up a lot of time. Not that I will have total freedom. I mean, K will want to have time for herself too and I will want to be spending time with the kids (and her too). What I will have, that I have not had since August, is flexibility.
There are a few things I want to do in the short term:
I want to attend a dinner or two with a MeetUp group.
There are 2 gay bowling leagues in the city and their seasons end at the end of April. I want to to the the bowling ally and check them out before the season is over, so when I go to join at the end of next summer, I will know what to expect.
There is a national group called "Frontrunners" http://www.frontrunners.org/ that has a chapter in the nearby city. They are a running/walking club for GLBT people. They meet on Saturday morning and Monday evenings. I want to go to where they meet and check them out as well, but I think I can join up with them at anytime.
On top of that, I want to see T more. Once a week is not enough. Twice a week is better, but I also want to see if I can to better than that.
I know that I can't do everything, but since I have done nothing for so long, I feel like I just need to get out and do as much as I can.
I am gay man in his 40's who was married for 18 years to a straight woman, who is still my very best friend. We have 4 children together. She is now remarried and we still want to be supportive of each other and make a stable family for our kids.
Cast of Characters
Jim: That's me
K: The wonderful woman I married in 1993. We divorced in November 2011, and she is still my best friend.
T: My ex-boyfriend. We were together from 2008 to 2013. He is still an important person in my life.
AJ: K's new husband. They got married December 2011.
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