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Old 05-01-2008, 08:26 PM   #1
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Eating Alone

I often have to eat by myself even though I am married. I rarely get to enjoy a meal in the company of others even though it is one of the greatest joys in my life....to share food and good conversation. Is it me, or does food just taste better when you are in good company?

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Old 05-01-2008, 08:37 PM   #3
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I often have to eat by myself even though I am married. I rarely get to enjoy a meal in the company of others even though it is one of the greatest joys in my life....to share food and good conversation. Is it me, or does food just taste better when you are in good company?
first of all Calya, you're invited to my house anytime you would like to enjoy a meal with me and mine. just to let you know.
now, yes I love eating with people,it's cozy and nurturing...
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Old 05-01-2008, 08:58 PM   #4
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I have no problem eating alone. The food tastes just fine....
It seems to be more enjoyable than eating with my ex wife if I remember correctly (it's been a while)


I do enjoy cooking for people though. I suppose it would be nice to see them enjoy it (like when I took some baby backs over to my neighbor's last winter), but I had some too, so I know they came out even before they told me

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Old 05-01-2008, 10:07 PM   #5
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I don't mind eating alone it tastes the same plus I usually eat a lot less. What I do get tired of is my own cooking.
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Old 05-01-2008, 10:41 PM   #6
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I don't mind eating alone it tastes the same plus I usually eat a lot less. What I do get tired of is my own cooking.
i am with u. i eat alone everynight. when i eat with other people it is usually because i have cooked the meal and i am to tired to know what it tastes like


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Old 05-02-2008, 12:29 AM   #7
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I am lucky in asmuch my sister lives next door to me so I cook at her house or she comes over to mine and I cook for the two of us but at least 3-4 nights a week I eat my dinner by my self. I like being by self after a life full of nice things a little time alone is nice
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I can't handle eating out alone. I can eat alone at home, but I will not go out and eat alone. And I always feel bad for folks that I see eating alone, although I am aware that some choose to do that and are quite happy eating alone. If I go out somewhere and I don't have someone to eat with me, I will get it to go. I guess I'm weird or insecure about dining solo.
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I can't handle eating out alone. I can eat alone at home, but I will not go out and eat alone. And I always feel bad for folks that I see eating alone, although I am aware that some choose to do that and are quite happy eating alone. If I go out somewhere and I don't have someone to eat with me, I will get it to go. I guess I'm weird or insecure about dining solo.
You're not weird at all. Some of us prefer the great company of others. I love eating with my husband and 3 kids. They make everything worthwhile, even the time consumed in cooking the meals.
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I can't handle eating out alone. I can eat alone at home, but I will not go out and eat alone. And I always feel bad for folks that I see eating alone, although I am aware that some choose to do that and are quite happy eating alone. If I go out somewhere and I don't have someone to eat with me, I will get it to go. I guess I'm weird or insecure about dining solo.
When I used to travel a lot I didn't mind eating alone. If you stop at smallish diners or truckstops, you'll find a lot of over the road people eating alone.
Then you won't feel so alone.
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