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Widowed in 2016 Discussions (62)

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Sole responsibility for your own life and happiness

I know this many seem an odd discussion, as we are essentially always responsible for our own lives, but it seems to take on a new twist af…

Started by Tess

8 Jul 4
Reply by Tess

The Process

I have given more thought to the process my wife and I always went through on decision making - for things small and large. One of the cou…

Started by Miket

2 Jun 29
Reply by LostandSad

Another Trigger

I had to write - my wife’s birthday is in a few days and the thought of her not being here rips at my heart. I constantly revisit in my min…

Started by Miket

7 Jun 16
Reply by LostandSad

How are you doing?

How is everyone doing?  I thought I'd list some things I'm still feeling and new feelings or realizations.  I'm still lonely. I still have…

Started by Riley

25 May 28
Reply by Riley

So Special

You know, my wife was so very special. When I hurt physically, she had a way to make me feel better. And when I hurt emotionally, she was a…

Started by Miket

0 May 1

Confusion, Grief and Sadness

Hi all, I've been seeing so many posts in my inbox that are a variety of emotions and responses, of strength and struggle. I have been stru…

Started by Tess

3 Apr 15
Reply by Miket

As I Sit in Heaven

Hi All - I received this poem from one of my grief counselors a while back. I have it posted on my refrigerator door and every time I read…

Started by Miket

4 Apr 14
Reply by Miket

Maybe this is what I miss?

It's taken me far too long to get up, showered and dressed today.    Some days are like this, aren't they? Too much ruminating.    Too muc…

Started by catapan

5 Apr 12
Reply by Riley

A Result I Did Not Expect

I traveled from Ohio to Michigan last week to visit with my wife’s family. I had not seen them since before my wife passed. I knew the even…

Started by Miket

1 Apr 10
Reply by Nitabug

Birthdays and Anniversaries

Today is my 27th wedding anniversary. I actually did not think about it when I woke up, then Facebook reminded me from one of my previous y…

Started by Tess

2 Mar 23
Reply by Tess


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