My heart was fashioned to be susceptible of love and sympathy, and when wrenched by misery to vice and hatred, it did not endure the violence of the change without torture such as you cannot even imagine. ~Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
The older I get the more I know it is true to expect less from others. Less from others is how it goes.
I also feel I give less to others. The need to support shows , bands and artists is less. I don’t expect others to support me either. When they do I am thrilled.
When I am thrilled and get that feeling in my belly to go and do something it must sustain for a while.
My libido is not what it use to be. I can expect it to become lukewarm quickly.