There are certain situations that come into your life that you have to walk alone. It’s called the lonesome highway for a reason. As you age this becomes more and more common. When you have been with someone for decades you have such shared experiences that only both of you understand. One of the best examples of this is when your loved one is in the hospital. The moment you open that door the dynamics changed as they should.
The thing is having to walk that lonesome highway in many ways has nothing to do with age and can happen at any time. No matter what you do there is pretty much nothing you can avoid.
When you are facing having to walk that lonesome highway you just put one foot in front of another and keep moving. So how do you know when you’re facing that lonesome highway? Sometimes you simply don’t realize it.
So there is a lonesome highway in your future whether you like it or not.