golf widow


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golf widow

A woman whose husband frequently absents himself from home so as to go and play golf. I thought I would finally see more of John after his retirement, but I became a golf widow instead.
See also: golf, widow
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"I never thought I would play golf, but I was fed up of being a golf widow.
"My husband played and I started to play because I did not want to be a golf widow," she says.
MY wife always used to go on at me about being a golf widow so I took her out on to the course a few times and she discovered she liked the game.
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JEAN MULFORD, who began playing golf to escape being left the traditional golf widow at home, is the new Ladies Captain at Blundells Hill.
I am inclined to believe that Ms Grant is possibly a 'golf widow' and a little bitter.
At one point, golf widow Joy Martin, from Staines, said of her agony aunt: 'She's not the full ticket, is she?
She said: 'Throughout the season I'm a football widow, and when we're on holiday I'm a golf widow. He's football mad and golf mad.
At the same time, let your husband know how you feel and tell him you're not going to become a golf widow. Or maybe you could have golf lessons and join him?
I'm what you'd describe as a golf widow. Since my husband retired last year we've spent hardly any time together.
Even the most militant golf widow would be taken aback by the beauty of the course - it's worth a walk round even without clubs.
IAIN PYMAN made his new wife a golf widow yesterday when he finally returned to his first love.
Ask any allotment widow, or golf widow, and she'll tell you a demanding Princess is easy meat in comparison.
Dear Coleen, I'm what you'd describe as a golf widow. Since my husband retired last year we've spent hardly any time together.
Hugh, 43, who became friends with the couple through his own obsession with the sport, has been a shoulder to cry on for self-confessed "golf widow" Eimear.