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Comment by Barzan 9 hours ago

I sure don't disagree with that, Hope.  We miss them more but our memories are comforting, don't you think?

Comment by Don 10 hours ago

Hello all of you good people.    I am enclosing a link that might be of interest to you as it indicates that there are some ways to protect your brain functions and that seems very important when we have lost the most important  part of our existence; namely; our beloved spouses.   Take the test and do the other things on this site and perhaps you will feel a trifle better as a result of it.    If you answer a question incorrectly , go back and re-answer it so you wind up with a perfect score.    It's not cheating, it is firming the correct answer in your mind.   Hope you are all well and getting better every day, inevery way.

Don Schimpff

Redding, CA

webmd.com/healthy-aging/rm-quiz-memory?ecd=wnl_spr_061416&ctr=wnl-spr-061416_nsl-promo-2_img&mb=GryAynfEWF5oLJt6PousbuHnVev1imbCTvRcq42ZIUY%3d

Comment by Faolan 11 hours ago
My late mother in law had a miserable marriage she was trapped in, but when her husband died, she was heartbroken.
Comment by elaine 12 hours ago

Thank you Hope and Faolan.    I had a good marriage too, 32 years. 

Comment by Hope 12 hours ago

Elaine, I hope  you have a pleasant visit with your dear  friends.

Comment by Hope 12 hours ago

Barzan, I had a wonderful wonderful marriage for 35 years. That is what I am grateful for. Having said that, I think that its all the harder to live without him because we loved each other so much.

Comment by sweetlady 12 hours ago

yes i say that all the time how can i go on nd how can i go nonliving an fix the things with my sons andtry tomato my son see the religious one the error or horror of his ways.how bad could i have been to endure hi s dishespect and thoughtlessness a s a religious person of 43 with 5 children shouldn't he have some conscious i guess not.  that is  big hole in my heart and one i cant fix but  cant endure either.  when u dont have supportive people around u it makers life miserable.  right.

Comment by Barzan 12 hours ago

The conclusion I have come to is that my tears fall because I had such a wonderful husband and I find comfort know that.  He's been gone 5 years now and I still miss him so much.  At least I have such sweet memories to fall back on.  I feel sorry for the ones who lost a spouse but were not happily married.  They are in a different kind of lost I'm glad I'm not part of.

Comment by Faolan 13 hours ago
I hope you have a lovely time, in good company, Elaine. It is what he would want you to have.
Comment by elaine 13 hours ago

Hello all, I have been reading your comments and it is so familiar.  I have friends coming to stay for a week and although I will be pleased to see them, it is the first time I have had to entertain without my husband.  He was so good, loved to cook and chat and I am finding it a huge effort.  Did all the shopping this morning and have meals organized for tomorrow, but it will so different from when they were here before - my aloneness is just intensified now.  We are going away for a few days which will be a welcome change.  Take care, Elaine D.

 

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