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Latest Activity: Mar 18
HUGS and Happy New Year from rainy Pennsylvania. May the coming year be good to you.
Merry Christmas to you Cee.
MERRY CHRISTMAS and HUGS to those who celebrate.
HUGS to others.
May you all have a peaceful day.
I receive a lot of those photo greeting cards at Christmas. The happy faces of a complete family or a couple. We've never sent those out as I've designed our card each year but knowing that I will not have that chance hurts. Seeing older couples holding hands gets to me, too. I just have to tell myself that others who'd been widowed probably felt the same way seeing my husband and I holding hands.
What I really miss around the holidays are the intactness of families. Mine is forever broken and has ended our tradition. B and I would curl up together with a book the day after Christmas and we'd spend those days until New Years just the two of us enjoying each other's company. It was so wonderful.
It's been over 7 years that he's been gone but this time of year makes it feel like yesterday. I'll forever miss him.
Sending virtual hugs to all.
The entire holding hand reaction is mine as well. Though truth be told it has diminished in the visual and memory pain it delivers. It has been replaced with couples gazing into each others eyes smiling. As they should love is like that and like the grief I feel. Love is a broad spectrum emotion.
Scrapbooker1301. I hurt too when I see people holding hands. It is hard to believe that it has been seven years.
I hurt when I see couples holding hands. We used to hold hands all the time. In 4 days it will be 7 years.
Hi everyone. My best friend sent me a Christmas with a picture of her and husband. I threw it in the trash. It still hurts from time to time to see couples sometimes. I’m not keeping anything that does not bring me joy.
Thanks for allowing me to stop, vent and lean on you whenever things hit me hard.
My heart reaches out to each and everyone of you still here helping ourselves and others to walk our collective journey with hope, heads up, support, and love. You all rock.
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