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pammieellen replied to Young Widow's discussion How can I long for affection from a stranger so early on?!
"I'm just at five months, 48 -- he was 42, and some of the longing has abated --- BUT it was extremely real from about 1 - 3 months -- now, I'm getting back into the normal patterns.  But I was craving our physical relationship.…"
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ceilya commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2010
"Goingon you are never far away.  I can always count on you to check in here to share your ups and downs as life moves along daily.  You have had so many losses in so many different ways and in such a short time.  But sharing from your…"
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di commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2013
"Dear tjmac, My husband was Jack also.  He died less than a month before our 36th anniversary, in June 2013.  Sudden cardiac death; he was healthy and active, was riding mountain bike as he did 4 days a week.  One second he was…"
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Lost15 commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2015
"Catlady I feel your pain. I know you are sad as that anniversary date gets closer. Our 41st was two weeks after my husband passed in March. My daughter had a 2nd line in Bew Orleans and we spread some of his ashes in the Mississippi Riverfront on…"
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