1. My children are adults
  2. My wife either is in bed reading, sleeping, watching television, or she is at work.
  3. I am devastatingly, excruciatingly lonely.
  4. Holidays drive the sense of loneliness in deeper.
  5. I gave up sharing how I feel and what I want long ago.
  6. If you have a great relationship with your partner, never cease to let them know that.
  7. I believe I have no ability to have a truly intimate relationship.