That’s one way of looking at it. (17)

A Play. (David Hare?).

The Scene:  The Lounge bar of a pub, early evening.

The Protagonists:  A middle-aged man and woman, friends of 20 years, who meet regularly to ‘catch up’. Both ‘professionals’ , he  married with children, she single.

WOMAN;  ‘ You know, I have a  job I love, money, plenty of interests, a lovely home, lots of good friends…. but sometimes I get home, close the door… and I feel so lonely.’

MAN; ‘ What do you know about loneliness?  …. You’ve never been married.’