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others have a family and husband to go home to, wheras i have none....

this is how I feel right this very minute.. the feeling of emptiness could be so overwhelming that I find it difficult to breathe and feel…

Started by ricepop

14 Oct 31, 2018
Reply by Hopesmom

Snowbird Home

Are there any snowbirds faced with deciding what to do about their winter home? My husband (gone 6 months now) and I had bought a condo in…

Started by Maggie

3 Oct 27, 2018
Reply by Former Yooper


I lost my husband of 29 years suddenly 7 weeks ago.  I feel like I am grieving more every day, missing him, loving him more. I still wait f…

Started by Lost

6 Oct 25, 2018
Reply by Rainy (Misty)

Time Heals All Wounds?

I think this is my worst phrase or "saying"   It's totally untrue for me. I sincerely hope that it's true for most of you, it seems to be a…

Started by LostandSad

10 Oct 23, 2018
Reply by Callie2

Crying in the front lawn

Crying here crying there crying everywhere. This has been heart crushing smashed it all up in crumbling pieces. I dont want to do this. Nob…

Started by Luv4Z

13 Oct 23, 2018
Reply by J in Florida

How old were you when your spouse died? How does your age affect your self-concept now that you're on your own?

I'm interested in hearing from widows and widowers of all ages to know what it's like to be a certain age when you have your loss. We have…

Started by Jill

728 Oct 15, 2018
Reply by SageInTheGarden

Miserable, gutted, scared, overwhelmed, distraught, lost, confused and mostly lonely

I posted earlier in the "Introduce Yourself" thread. All of these descriptors apply to me now. I never thought I would lose the love of my…

Started by cushty1

34 Oct 15, 2018
Reply by cushty1

New Blog

I am not sure where to post this (pardon my ignorance) but I recently started a blog, my life as a 25-year-old widow. I have found very few…

Started by kat

1 Oct 13, 2018
Reply by SageInTheGarden

Sudden loss

Why are some days so much worse than others? I just want to fast forward life. It seems so empty now. I see happy people and feel envy. I s…

Started by Angela

18 Oct 9, 2018
Reply by Hopesmom

Other people's wedding anniversaries

I am usually a fairly gushy person and love seeing people celebrate their wedding anniversaries on Facebook etc. I guess because so many ma…

Started by Miss Em (Emma)

7 Oct 9, 2018
Reply by Hopesmom


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