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Ugh. Dating.

Started by ImTheMarigold Sep 6. 0 Replies

Coming up on two years in November. I just started to think I might want to try dating. I'm just so lonely and sad. Not what I expected for myself at 37 years old. I can't imagine anything ever being…Continue

UNBELIEVABLE

Started by Austin. Last reply by Austin Jul 26. 2 Replies

HiI just hit the 2 year mark for my husband--so very hard.I spent a lot of time in the house behind me and out in the yard with the 2 very good gardeners.I really thought we were all friends- so very…Continue

Sole responsibility for your own life and happiness

Started by Tess. Last reply by Tess Jul 4. 8 Replies

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 after losing one's spouse. When you share your life with…Continue

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Comment by AwaitingtheResurrection on February 6, 2016 at 1:39am
Hello. I'm Nisha. I'm 43. I lost my husband on New Year's Eve, so I'm not sure which year to post in.

Ken was 43. He died unexpectedly, at home. We would have been married 25 years this September.

We have 3 children. 1 grown, and a 12 and 4 year old.
Comment by KayeL on February 2, 2016 at 10:04pm
My in-laws and his sister are very supportive on me moving on. Bottom line, they worry about our son. I don't think I will actively looking but if I meet someone who will love my son and that I find I could connect with him on important values and some basic attraction, I might consider moving on as an option. I told my in-laws I will be forever their daughter and will take care of them so deep down I know I am my hubby's wife forever. Only I hold having a family is very important to me. If I were without a child, i'd totally stay single, but with a young son, he deserves a better chancew of having a father. If the right person comes along and my guts feeling tells me to go ahead then I might. I have always beem lucky in love, I hope God will provide. But later, not right now. I am still feeling head over heels over my loving hubby.
Comment by Kathryn1 on February 1, 2016 at 1:48pm
Hi KayeL, i agree its hard to find others in the same age group. My husband's health journey is a bit similar. He had stomach pain for only a few weeks, when on Dec 24 he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer that had spread to his liver and lungs. We never even had any followup with any specialists, he came home and passed away at home 16 days later. It was horrific. We don't have kids, but we do have a large dog. I am still barely out of bed. Family is staying with me now. My husband said the same thing before he passed, he wanted me to do anything to be happy. But we were so happy and he was my soulmate, i know in my heart i will never want someone else
Comment by KayeL on February 1, 2016 at 1:04pm

Hi kathryn1!

I am sorry to hear that. I just sent you a friend request. I need to reach out to more people around my age... I am dying to talk to different people. Hopefully we could support each other throughout this difficult time. *HUGS*

Comment by Kathryn1 on February 1, 2016 at 12:05pm
Hi KayeL, im new here too, and only 44. My Paul passed suddenly on Jan 11. Ive been posting in the 2015 group too as theres not too many of us here yet. Ive found this site to be helpful so far. Im in shock too and know the void. It is hell.
Comment by KayeL on February 1, 2016 at 11:58am

Age 36 widow with a 2yo.

Sigh, my husband, aged 40, passed away on Jan 5 leaving a 2yo and heartbroken wife. He and I met 15 years ago in college, fell madly in love, and were still so in love until the day he passed. His passing on created this void inside me as I have no idea how I'm going to deal with the hardships ahead of me. I miss him, 24/7.


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Comment by Soaring Spirits on January 21, 2016 at 4:43pm

We are grateful you found us so soon after your loss, but until this group grows please feel free to also join the Widowed in 2015 group. There are active conversations there with others in their first year of loss.

 

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