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Suddenly Widowed Discussions (28)

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Old Mementos

Tonight I was going through boxes in the basement, trying to declutter some because I have to move.  Don died 9 months ago yesterday.  i we…

Started by Crabby

3 May 1
Reply by Roxi

1 Year Anniversary

I am coming up to the 1 year anniversary of my husband's sudden death. How do you cope with such a profound loss? One minute I am fine and…

Started by GrievingandLost37

2 May 1
Reply by Roxi

Heard on old tv show.

Since Tom died, I watch a lot of tv. It’s noise in a very silent house. I have on the DVR numerous shows, new and old. One of the old shows…

Started by jlsrdh

4 Mar 26
Reply by Solsticeowl

The Shock Has Worn Off

The shock of losing my husband has slowly worn off.  I am left with the reality that he is never coming home.  I will never hear his voice…

Started by GrievingandLost37

10 Mar 25
Reply by KJPE

How can the sun still shine?

I lost my husband on 2/22/19.  We had only been married 3 years and together almost 7, but it felt like we lived 20 years - happily - in th…

Started by Solsticeowl

9 Mar 23
Reply by Solsticeowl

I've never known love like that before

My Joanna and I were together for 23 yrs. Last May she had a surgery to clip an aneurysm and instead was in surgery 14 hrs for a deep brain…

Started by Doxielover

11 Mar 2
Reply by KJPE

184 days and counting

Today is 184 days(6 months) since my husband of 38 years, Tom, died from a heart attack. It was always just the 2 of us, no kids. We though…

Started by jlsrdh

1 Feb 20
Reply by going.on.slowly

The 6-month mark

I hit the 6-month mark this past Tuesday. As expected, it was very sad and emotional for me. I took off from work Tuesday and Wednesday bec…

Started by Crabby

9 Feb 14
Reply by KJPE

When Friends Step Back

Since my husband died suddenly, my family and our friends were there for me during the first couple of months.  My family was so supportive…

Started by GrievingandLost37

4 Jan 29
Reply by KJPE

Other "Firsts"

Just some thoughts - I think we've all heard people say that the first year is the hardest. They tell us you have to get through all of the…

Started by Crabby

2 Jan 24
Reply by Polly


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