Category Archives: lonliness or not

In Search of the Fountain of Youth – live forever! not

I saw another video, or the same old ones, about cohousing. This one mostly focused on Denmark but mentioned a few places in USA. One woman said she wanted to live in cohousing so she’d be around all ages and … Continue reading

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I love you but not cohousing

Many a relationship has been strained by cohousing.  The heterosexual stereotype goes that women fall in love with cohousing, convince their husbands, and then sometimes they both move in and love it.  Then there are the couples that can’t agree … Continue reading

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Falling for fakeness in the movies and on TV

I have heard a few people compare living in a community to being in a marriage.  One way that is true is how it is portrayed in media.  Many romance movies end with a kiss. That’s it.  We assume it … Continue reading

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abuse in cohousing

Here is an article about the silent treatment. I understand someone needing time to cool off and process, but now I understand my feelings – silent treatment is a form of abuse that most don’t know to call it that. … Continue reading

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cohousing diary- my real diary for living in co-housing

Here is my real diary as I lived in cohousing.  I changed some things to make it understandable. I wrote this for myself. I always wanted to blog but this was just for me – never thinking I’d move out … Continue reading

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Bug Off

I am attending an amazing conference with people who want to start intentional communities (yes, I still dream). Some of the attendees have visited wonderful communities and would have joined except for one little problem – the bugs.  They were … Continue reading

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Does cohousing make you hate people?

I’m a people person but not I hate people.  What happened? First and foremost is COVID 19.  Seeing others makes me want to run away.  I just assume everyone has COVID until proven otherwise.  However, even with a test, there … Continue reading

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THERE’S NOWHERE ELSE I’D WANT TO BE QUARANTINED

The Coronavirus crept up on me. I heard about it as a distant news in a far off land. I thought it was crazy when a woman from work canceled her plans to travel to France in March. I kept … Continue reading

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