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Alma
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  • Mount Ephraim, NJ
  • United States
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One year mark is quickly approaching

Started this discussion. Last reply by Alma Jun 13. 4 Replies

But his birthday which is father's day this year, are first. And the waves of pain and disbelief are as strong as they were in the early days. God, when does it soften?Continue

The physical comfort

Started this discussion. Last reply by Estragon May 22. 5 Replies

Is something I really miss. Just to be held and have my back rubbed as I grieve. How do you learn to live with that loss?Continue

My wedding anniversary

Started this discussion. Last reply by chef (John) Apr 25. 5 Replies

Today marks 28 years I was married to my husband. Our vows say " for as long as you both shall live ". He died. But I am still alive. And I still feel married to him. Our physical connection may be…Continue

None months ago today

Started this discussion. Last reply by Alma Apr 22. 4 Replies

Was the last day I ever saw my husband. He kissed me goodbye before leaving on a business trip. It was a Monday. He came back late Thursday afternoon but had to work late and so I went to bed without…Continue

 

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Alma replied to Scotty's discussion New to the "Club"
"I am glad you will be able to see your family. It helps."
Jun 28
Alma replied to Hayley_A's discussion Where is everyone from?
"I am From South Jersey. Philly metro area"
Jun 24
Alma replied to Scotty's discussion New to the "Club"
"Welcome to the forum. I am so very sorry for your loss. I lost my husband to suicide nearly 11 months ago. Grieving has been the hardest thing I have ever done. The Covid outbreak has also added to the loneliness. Try to take solace in knowing you…"
Jun 20
Alma replied to Alma's discussion One year mark is quickly approaching
"I am sorry you have two hard days this year"
Jun 13
CryinCali replied to Alma's discussion One year mark is quickly approaching
"My husband died on fathersday last year and all i can say is i feel it too.  Maybe even more now than in the early days because at least at that time i was numb and or had the surroundind support of family and friends. Who would come stay with…"
Jun 12
Alma replied to Alma's discussion One year mark is quickly approaching
"Thank you so much for responding. It was kind and inspiring. I do have so much to still be grateful for."
Jun 11
Alma posted a discussion

One year mark is quickly approaching

But his birthday which is father's day this year, are first. And the waves of pain and disbelief are as strong as they were in the early days. God, when does it soften?See More
Jun 11
Alma replied to Barbara Ann's discussion Where is my grief?
"I did much the same thing when my husband died. Ran full tilt for two months. Hardly cried at all. But when I finally handed off everything to an attorney I crashed. I became completely overwhelmed with my grief. Take care of yourself. This…"
Jun 6
Alma replied to Dee1960's discussion What to say, when well meaning friends tell you to "get over it"?
"I think accepting some people just can't sit with other's grief is all you can do. This is not a friend who can be there during your grief. So, come here and share your feelings. We get it."
May 25
Alma replied to Oskar Ruettiger's discussion Anyone feel like this ? Nightmare, Twilight Zone, Groundhog Day
"Is it not possible to be in both? The grief world and the living world? I know at ten months I am still so early in my traumatic loss but I think I'm some ways I will always want to be a part of the community even if it's just to support…"
May 25
Estragon replied to Alma's discussion The physical comfort
"It's coming up 4 months for me, and I'm also really missing it.  Even getting to 10 months feeling that loss seems too hard, patience is lacking for me as well."
May 22
Alma replied to Alma's discussion The physical comfort
"That is what I figured. I have plenty of time especially as it has only been ten months for me but patience I am really lacking."
May 21
Alma replied to Alma's discussion The physical comfort
"Thank you for responding. It's only been ten months for me."
May 21
Ultra2015 replied to Alma's discussion The physical comfort
"Alma,  I miss this terribly.  I just want to hug Sandi.  We had a very close physical and emotional relationship.  I just hug her pillow and dream of the comfort we gave each other.  I don't think anything or anyone…"
May 21
Alma replied to Barbara Ann's discussion Where is my grief?
"Welcome to the forum. I am so sorry for your loss. It is quite possible the shock is protecting you. The whole world is weird right now with this pandemic. To lose your spouse in addition to it may just be too much right now for your brain to…"
May 21
Alma posted a discussion

The physical comfort

Is something I really miss. Just to be held and have my back rubbed as I grieve. How do you learn to live with that loss?See More
May 21

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At 9:58pm on October 10, 2019, eliana said…

Welcome to Widville, Alma. I am truly sorry for your loss, and hope you find caring support and friendship here.

Here's the best place to start: Need help using the site? Ask here!  You can join the Groups that fit you to connect to others with similar experiences. Share your story. Take a look at our Forum discussions where you'll find meaningful conversations taking place.  I look forward to getting to know you here in Widville. Take care of yourself.

 
 
 

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