Sector 7 wrote:
Data, those sound like signs of clinical depression. Seek help, my friend.
Now that I am older and a widower, I'd give anything to do more than sit home on my birthday. The most I get are long distance calls from kids and grandkids. Enjoy those "annoying" interruptions while you can.
Next December 14, I am making plans to volunteer at the homeless shelter and meal kitchen. It will be a good way to give back to others in need and make my birthday special again. Hopefully, my health will be improved enough to do it.
Maybe he has no children to look after, or SO.
Maybe he has the day off work. Maybe he has no real chores to do or errands to run.