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Widowed in 2016

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Awkward Situation?

Started by Miket on Sunday. 0 Replies

Hi All - So I heard an interesting comment today and it got me to thinking. The comment (and I think I have heard it before) is that everybody has a twin somewhere in the world. So ok, but I wondered…Continue


Started by Miket. Last reply by Dee1960 on Friday. 18 Replies

Hi All - So I have a question. Hoping you can share your thoughts? When my wife passed 2 1/2 years ago, I was not sure what to do about wedding rings. Some said take it off, others said continue to…Continue

Beyond Lonely

Started by Karen9816. Last reply by WV12345 Jul 30. 5 Replies

Hi Everyone, My husband died September 8, 2016 at 53 years old coming up the 3 year anniversary.  He died after a long battle with cancer Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma, he suffered but fought like a true…Continue


Started by Miket. Last reply by Miket Jul 22. 13 Replies

It has been 2 1/2 years now since I lost my best friend, my wife. Every day still hurts. I only seem to keep going by using distractions. I take care of the grandkids a few hours every day, act as…Continue

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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.

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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