I will never understand why old people cannot adapt to change. This is the problem: Two years ago I met a man and fell in love. He had a wonderful smile. We met while looking through garbage in the back of a large supermarket.
I was homeless at that time and he was too. A year later my grandmother was told of my bad luck situation and took me in. I was happy until she laid down the rule %uFFFD your man can’t come. I think she was persuaded by my mother who lives lavishly. My mother went back to school and received a pdc (or is it phd?) degree.
Since graduating and getting a fantastic job as director of some government branch, she stopped being concerned for her children. I truly believe that she told grandma not to take in my man. I am a fully grown 42 year old woman. My mom is 61 and grandma is 85. Mothers are now allowing their daughters of teen years to take in their man. If I cannot be with him, then I might as well return to the streets. When two people are in love, they need to be together. I’m grown. Mildred
Yes, but you are poor. Women your age are usually established in a job or own a business. They are not homeless looking through what others have thrown away. There is nothing wrong with being ‘down on your luck.’ But to be in a bad situation and expect someone to come to your rescue %uFFFD and rescue your man as well is pure nonsense.
Let me tell you this: Apparently you have met a man who is not trying to bring his life to a higher level. I say this because you too have resentment towards others who have done well %uFFFD your mother in particular. And by the way, her degree earned is a “Ph.D.” (Doctor of Philsophy). I want to inform you that your whole concept of being an adult is wrong. Think about it. Forty year-old people need to secure a place of their own.
Explore all avenues of developing your skills and education. It is never too late to go back to school. After doing so, I think you will be fine. Mildred, there are many rich people who have a story to tell. They survived the storms of life and came out smelling like a rose – not garbage.
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