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Long-Term Illness Discussions (19)

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Angry Long Time Caregiver

I have spent the last 12 years caring for my husband who passed away on February 10, 2020.  He had Hep C which became cirrhosis of the live…

Started by Alani

3 Apr 8
Reply by rwgtmg

I'm lost

I'm new to this. My husband passed away on January 2,2019 from respiratory failure after a 10 year battle with COPD.We were married for 6 y…

Started by Ozzy turtle

8 Mar 27
Reply by Kerryn

Neurodegenerative disease MSA anyone else?

my husband died in Feb’18 of a rare condition called Multiple System Atrophy, a form of Parkinsonism, for which there is no treatment. He g…

Started by LP

8 Jan 24, 2019
Reply by LP

Not like the Movies

In 15 minutes I will have passed my third day of being a widow. I have been bracing myself for this pain for 10 years, when my beautiful hu…

Started by Snow

10 Aug 27, 2018
Reply by CaliforniaGrieving

how to handle life now

Hi, I have lost my wife Archana on 12th March 2018. 19 years of Marriage.. 2 beautiful and lovely sons - 17 and 14 years.. 15 years of batt…

Started by nayajivan

3 May 11, 2018
Reply by Mamitha

Unexpected Emotions

I had braced myself for the grief of loss, unbearable loneliness, some other things too awful to write about, but I'm also starting to feel…

Started by Snow

10 Mar 3, 2018
Reply by Linda C

With the holidays upon us...

How do I answer the comments that haven't come when I talk about the things that happened to Arlene around two holidays? She had her first…

Started by Don

3 Nov 18, 2017
Reply by goingon (Cynthia)

How do you process your anger/disappointment at people who didn't "show up" for you and your spouse?

I have no idea if any of this will make sense, but my husband just passed away on August 10th after an 11 month battle with pancreatic canc…

Started by Surreal17

14 Oct 30, 2017
Reply by adoption1964 (Kim)

Grief and release at the same time?

I am aware of two different forces acting from within me.  One is the downward weight of grief. The other is an upward energy that comes fr…

Started by Germaine

48 Jul 31, 2017
Reply by Susan

just joined this group

My husband died a year ago this July 27th.  He first got cancer in 2007, CNS lymphoma, a brain tumor .  Then we had 7 more good years , unt…

Started by Riley

20 Jul 11, 2017
Reply by Steve


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