There is a degree of peace, b/c my harasser is gone. There is a higher degree of peace in knowing that I made the decision not to get involved with a potentially new neighbor. It does not work for me. Eventually the “friendship” blows. They then go psycho on me. It does not work.
Just yesterday, on the phone I asked Bear a question. I said, “Bear, does it ever seem that there is something that is not quite right in your life, but that you are unable to pinpoint what it is”? He stated that he has often felt that way. On the plus side, Bear is more calm. He is no longer having crying spells. He is taking a renewed interest in his life. He has joined a book club, on his tablet, and has made a few friends. It is possible that the house doctor may have increased his psychiatric medications, as he was formerly having intermittent depressive episodes, but appears to be doing much better. I am very happy for him!
As for myself, I am alone much of the time. I seize the opportunity for socialization. Next week is supposed to be summer-like, so there will be a lot of people outside, to talk to. I do hope that they will one day re-open the senior center. That would be something to try.